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Flights Into Yesterday: The Story of Aerial Archaeology #2020

Flights Into Yesterday The Story of Aerial Archaeology In the past fifty years the scope and promise of archaeology have been continuously enriched by twentieth century technology in particular the development of aerial photography In the Americas its pi

  • Title: Flights Into Yesterday: The Story of Aerial Archaeology
  • Author: Leo Deuel
  • ISBN: 9780356031521
  • Page: 241
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Flights Into Yesterday: The Story of Aerial Archaeology By Leo Deuel, In the past fifty years the scope and promise of archaeology have been continuously enriched by twentieth century technology, in particular the development of aerial photography In the Americas its pioneer was Charles Lindbergh in Syria, Pere Antoine Poidebard, a Jesuit priest in England, O.G.S Crawford who once compared the revolutionary role of the air view in archaIn the past fifty years the scope and promise of archaeology have been continuously enriched by twentieth century technology, in particular the development of aerial photography In the Americas its pioneer was Charles Lindbergh in Syria, Pere Antoine Poidebard, a Jesuit priest in England, O.G.S Crawford who once compared the revolutionary role of the air view in archaeology to that of the telescope in astronomy.With the accidental discovery of aerial archaeology during World War I archaeologists took enthusiastically to the air, and since that time results have been nothing short of phenomenal Rediscovered frontier outposts of the Roman Empire sumptuous Etruscan tombs ancient field systems and road nets Neolithic settlements and hill forts lost medieval villages ceremonial centers and giant sand drawings in the Americas even Spina, and entire city buried beneath the silt of the Po thanks to aerial archaeology, all have come to light in the years since World War I For the first time in English, Leo Deuel now tells the full story of this exciting new field.

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    1. I have recently proofread a book about using kites in aerial photography of archaeological sites and because I found the topic interesting, I wanted to read about it Deuel s book turned out to be exactly what I was looking for because it described the history of aerial archaeology in general though focusing on the use of aeroplanes It also presented the greatest discoveries made using this method and was altogether a fascinating and informative read Sadly, the photographs a very important eleme [...]

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