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Author Parcak, Sarah H, author.

Title Archaeology from space : how the future shapes our past / Sarah Parcak.

Publication Info. New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  930.1 PAR    Available
Edition First edition.
Description 277 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-266) and index.
Contents Time capsule -- Space archaeology -- The promise of space archaeology -- A risky business -- Digging in the wrong place -- A grand tour -- Empires fall -- A capital discovery -- The future of the past -- The challenge -- Stolen heritage -- Space archaeology for everyone.
Summary "A down-and-out so-and-so gets more than she bargained for when new technologies developed for use in space allow an anthropologist a new perspective on earth's ancient histories and new ways of coping with those"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Archaeology -- Remote sensing.
Artificial satellites in remote sensing.
Aerial photography in archaeology.
Space photography.
ISBN 9781250198280 (hardcover) $30.00
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