By Heather Burke

Right here, in a single quantity, is every thing it is very important behavior fieldwork in archaeology greater than 2 hundred charts, checklists, graphs, maps and diagrams in actual fact illustrate the right way to layout, fund, examine, map, list, interpret, picture, check - and write up - your fieldwork. completely entire, The Archaeologist's box instruction manual is designed for each type of archaeological perform - from basic website recordings to expert consultancies - for somebody who desires to list history websites responsibly. This hands-on guide offers step by step directions on tips to adopt and effectively whole every kind of fieldwork.

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This means that you have to be particularly careful to show how your work relates to that of others. You will have to refer to the work of people who have done fieldwork in your project’s geographic area, as well as to any previous research which has used a similar theoretical approach or dealt with a similar range of artefacts and sites. For example, if you W 8 THE ARCHAEOLOGIST’S FIELD HANDBOOK are planning a cultural heritage project in Mount Isa, you will need to refer to previous research in the Mount Isa region, as well as to any work which has focused on the archaeological or cultural heritage management issues relevant to your project.

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In many ways, applying for funding is like applying for a job—treat it as a major project. • Identify an appropriate funding body and make sure that your proposal is consistent with its objectives. • Read the guidelines for applicants carefully and make sure your application falls within them. • If at all possible, visit the people involved in the allocation of funding to explain your project. This gives them the opportunity to ask questions and to clarify any confusion. In addition, it gives them the opportunity to make personal judgments about your ability and reliability.

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