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Table of Contents Acknowledgements iii Biographies of Authors v Part I- Where We?ve Been and Where We are going 1 Introduction: Archaeological Theory and Digital Pasts 2 Digital Archaeology: A Historical Context 14 Part II ? Data Collection 54 Archaeological Survey in a Digital World 55 Drowning in data? - digital data in a British contracting unit. 72 Part III ? Quantification Made Easy 85 You Me and IT: The Application of Simple Quantitative Techniques in the Examination of Gender, Identity and Social Reproduction in the Early to Middle Iron Age of North-eastern France 86 Part IV Modelling the Past 124 Jouma?s tent: bedouin and digital archaeology 125 Digital Archaeology and the Scalar Structure of Pastoral Landscapes: Modeling Mobile Societies of Prehistoric Central Asia 155 What you see is what you get? Visualscapes, visual genesis and hierarchy. 183 Part V ? Virtual Worlds 204 ?Digital gardening? - An approach to simulating elements of palaeovegetation and some implications for the interpretation of prehistoric sites and landscapes 205 At the edges of the lens: photography, graphical constructions and cinematography 235 Part VI- Disseminating the Data 264 Electronic Publication in Archaeology 265 Computers, Learning and Teaching in Archaeology: life past and present on the screen. 287 What's another word for thesaurus? Data Standards and Classifying the Past 304 Part VII ? Conclusion 329 Afterword: 330
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Archaeology -- Methodology.
Electronic digital computers.
Archaeology -- Philosophy.
Antiquities -- Collection and preservation.
Cultural property -- Protection.