Recent Publications: New Book from Schiffer

Archaeology’s Footprints in the Modern World is the latest volume from Riecker Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Anthropology Michael Brian Schiffer. In answer to the question, “What is the social value of archaeological research to present-day society,” Dr. Schiffer offers forty-three global case studies to demonstrate archaeology’s many contributions to both science and society. Dr. Schiffer states:
I wrote this book with the expectation that it would be a supplementary textbook assigned in undergraduate archaeology courses. With the social and behavioral sciences under attack these days, this book is timely because it shows the many contributions that our seemingly esoteric research has made, and continues to make, to modern societies.
Read the abstract and order your copy. (Anthro News Digest issue date: 3/3/2017)