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Author Scott, Rebecca.

Title Becoming Neanderthals : the Earlier British Middle Palaeolithic
Published Havertown : Oxbow Books, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (249 pages)
Contents Cover; List of Figures and Tables; Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction; 2. Historical Background; Previous and Current Research Frameworks; 3. The Earliest Middle Palaeolithic of the Thames; Sites of the Lynch Hill/CorbetsTey Terrace (MIS 10-9-8); 4. Neanderthals of Southern Britain; Sites of the Taplow/Mucking Terraceof the Thames (MIS 8-7-6) and Deposits of Equivalent Date; 5. The Development of Neanderthal Behaviours in Early Middle Palaeolithic Europe; 6. Changing Technological Practice and the Exploitation of Levallois Technology
7. The Middle Palaeolithic Settlement History of the British Isles8. Living on the Edge; Resettling British Neanderthals in Middle Palaeolithic Europe; Bibliography with Manuscript Sources; Appendix: Flint Analysis Methodology; Index
Summary It is now widely accepted that by the later Middle Palaeolithic Neanderthals possessed a wide range of social and practical skills. More recently, researchers have become interested in how these skills actually emerged; in effect, the challenge now is to document the process by which Middle Pleistocene hominids ""became Neanderthals"". This book explores the development of classically Neanderthal behaviours in Europe between MIS 9-6, focusing on the British record, especially stone tools as durable residues of human action. As a geographically constrained study area, the progressively robust B
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ISBN 1842175483