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ANT317: Archaeology of Eastern North America

Encyclopedias, Handbooks & Dictionaries

Specialized encyclopedias and handbooks can provide useful background and context. They also often include bibliographies (references) listing some of the major sources related to a topic. Use these to get an overview of a topic or to find definitions of key terms and concepts.

North American Archaeology

Examples of resources that provide background information relevant to Archaeology of North America:

General Archaeology

Examples of resources that explain terminology used within the discipline, or provide background information on a variety of general topics:

Annual Review of Anthropology