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

Parcak, Sarah H., (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Homer Public Library 930.1 PAR 000151812 Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250198280
  • ISBN: 1250198283
  • Physical Description: 277 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-266) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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, etc.:
"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.
Aerial photography in archaeology.
Archaeology > Remote sensing.
Artificial satellites in remote sensing.
Space photography.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology.