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Digging up the past : archaeology for the young and curious, David Veart

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Digging up the past : archaeology for the young and curious
Title
Digging up the past
Title remainder
archaeology for the young and curious
Statement of responsibility
David Veart
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Introduces young and curious readers to the story of New Zealand, from Pacific voyagers to contemporary crime scenes, that archaeologists have discovered. Along the way, readers will learn about what archaeologists actually do, from digging up shell middens to testing ancient DNA. And readers will uncover amazing facts about our past: How Māori used kuri, the native dog, as a four-legged fridge, how warplanes were hidden deep within Devonport's North Head (or were they?), how DNA has revealed the number of people who first settled Aotearoa, and much much more"--Publisher information. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Awards note
  • New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards Finalist 2012.
  • Winner New Zealand Post Honour book award 2012.
Cataloging source
NZNB
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
pre adolescent
Digging up the past : archaeology for the young and curious, David Veart
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Digging up the past : archaeology for the young and curious, David Veart
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [105])
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Leave nothing but footprints -- Voyaging nation -- A new world of giant birds - and meat -- When you sight a site -- Dig! -- New land, new gardens (same old veggies) -- In it up to your elbows -- Tales from tools -- Pets, cloaks and four-legged fridges -- Pā and learning how to see -- Historical archaeology -- Location, location, location -- Where did all those trees go? -- Chinese gold -- Wandering Celts meet Occam's razor -- Boeing, Boeing gone -- Archaeology on ice -- Moa under the mine base
  • Leave nothing but footprints -- Voyaging nation -- A new world of giant birds - and meat -- When you sight a site -- Dig! -- New land, new gardens (same old veggies) -- In it up to your elbows -- Tales from tools -- Pets, cloaks and four-legged fridges -- Pā and learning how to see -- Historical archaeology -- Location, location, location -- Where did all those trees go? -- Chinese gold -- Wandering Celts meet Occam's razor -- Boeing, Boeing gone -- Archaeology on ice -- Moa under the nmine base
  • Leave nothing but footprints -- Voyaging nation -- A new world of giant birds - and meat -- When you sight a site -- Dig! -- New land, new gardens (same old veggies) -- In it up to your elbows -- Tales from tools -- Pets, cloaks and four-legged fridges -- Pa and learning how to see -- Historical archaeology -- Location, location, location -- Where did all those trees go? -- Chinese gold -- Wandering Celts meet Occam's razor -- Boeing, Boeing gone -- Archaeology on ice -- Moa under the nmine base
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [105]). - Contents:Leave nothing but footprints -- Voyaging nation -- A new world of giant birds - and meat -- When you sight a site -- Dig! -- New land, new gardens (same old veggies) -- In it up to your elbows -- Tales from tools -- Pets, cloaks and four-legged fridges -- Pā and learning how to see -- Historical archaeology -- Location, location, location -- Where did all those trees go? -- Chinese gold -- Wandering Celts meet Occam's razor -- Boeing, Boeing gone -- Archaeology on ice -- Moa under the nmine base. -"Introduces young and curious readers to the story of New Zealand, from Pacific voyagers to contemporary crime scenes, that archaeologists have discovered. Along the way, readers will learn about what archaeologists actually do, from digging up shell middens to testing ancient DNA. And readers will uncover amazing facts about our past: How Māori used kuri, the native dog, as a four-legged fridge, how warplanes were hidden deep within Devonport's North Head (or were they?), how DNA has revealed the number of people who first settled Aotearoa, and much much more"--Publisher information. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
  • "Introduces young and curious readers to the story of New Zealand, from Pacific voyagers to contemporary crime scenes, that archaeologists have discovered. Along the way, readers will learn about what archaeologists actually do, from digging up shell middens to testing ancient DNA. And readers will uncover amazing facts about our past: How Maori used kuri, the native dog, as a four-legged fridge, how warplanes were hidden deep within Devonport's North Head (or were they?), how DNA has revealed the number of people who first settled Aotearoa, and much much more"--Publisher information. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Control code
13727064
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28 cm.
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Extent
104 pages
Isbn
9781869404659
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards Finalist - 2012
  • LIANZA Non Fiction Award - (Else Locke Medal) Finalist - 2012
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), col. maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) PALM354059
  • (NLNZils)1487010
  • (Nz)13727064
  • (OCoLC)749388072

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