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An Introduction to Archaeology [Book Review]

While we often hear that dwelling in the past can be detrimental to living in the present, reading this book can get you addicted to explore our past, i.e. history of humans.  Although the title may seems highly technical (or maybe boring) the book, on the contrary, is like reading a detective novel. Introduction to Archaeology, was first published under the 'History of Man' series by the Department of Archaeology, University of Poona and the Deccan College in 1965.  Covering multiple aspects related to human civilization, through the lens of archaeology, the book gets straight to the heart of the subject without much dependence on technical jargon. The view that Archaeology lies at the convergence of humanities and sciences (natural and applied) is very well demonstrated.   In fact, one can say that the book is a must read for every person, irrespective of the educational background and age, who is curious to explore the 'story of man' as stated aptly by the author, Pr
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