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By Douglas C McVarish

This accomplished consultant offers the reader with simple info of the commonest forms of constructions, websites, and items encountered in business archaeology. those contain bridges, railroads, roads, waterways, different types of creation and extraction factories, water and tool producing amenities, and others. each one chapters features a short creation to the know-how or gains of every type of deploy, illustrations with features that aid determining very important parts of the kind, and a word list of universal phrases. chapters provide necessary assistance on studying commercial houses and landscapes. for college students, avocational archaeologists, and cultural source administration surveys, this quantity should be an important reference.

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