Statistics and Archaeology

Statistics and Archaeology

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Book Specification

Item Code: AZH272
Author: Ashoka K. Mishra
Language: ENGLISH
Edition: 2012
ISBN: 9788173201219
Pages: 341
Other Details 10.00X7.50 INCHES
Weight 926 gm

Book Description

About The Book

This trailblazing book attempts to renovate and redirect archaeology by shifting it from a particularistic to a scientific foundation as an interdisciplinary discipline. Archaeology in the past decade, faces a massive shift in its research objectives, more and more of which can be reached only by building sophisticated systems models and applying quantitative methods in the analysis of art factual data by statistical methods in studying how culture developed (cultural process) and with exploring relationship between environment and culture. This book introducing readers to the complexities of systems approaches, quantitative methods in the analysis of archaeological data to reconstruct the past, because this retrospective calculation is based on certain bedrock principle of statistics.

About the Author

Ashoka K. Mishra, Professor of Archaeology in the Department of History, Culture and Archaeology at Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University, Faizabad. He authored the books viz. The Indian Black Wares (Delhi, 1989); Swatantrayottar Bharatiya Puratattva ke Pachas Varsh 1947-1997 (Faizabad, 1998); Ethno-archaeometallurgy of Iron in India (Delhi, 2003); Dynamics of Environmental Changes in Prehistoric India (Delhi, 2006); and Ancient Indian Metallurgy (Theory and Practice) (Delhi, 2009). He was awarded Kund-Kund Gyan Pith Puraskar in 1998 for t outstanding work in the field of atomic hypothesis in Jainism.

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