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Title Works in stone : contemporary perspectives on lithic analysis / edited by Michael J. Shott
Published Salt Lake City : The University of Utah Press, [2015]
©2015
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Description 1 online resource (237 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Works in stone: contemporary perspectives on lithic analysis / Michael J. Shott -- The problems with flake types and the case for attribute analysis of debitage assemblages / Jim A. Railey and Eric J. Gonzales -- Timescales and variability in hominin technological strategies in the Jordan Rift Valley: what difference does 1.3 million years make? / John J. Shea -- Flake selection, assemblage variability, and technological organization / Simon Holdaway, Matthew Douglass, and Rebecca Phillipps -- Comparing forager and pastoralist technological organization in the Central Namib Desert, Western Namibia / Grant S. McCall and Rachel A. Horowitz -- Hafted woodworking tools from an upper paleolithic site in Northern China: prehensile wear experiments and archaeological implications / Chen Shen, Xiaoling Zhang, Jingfang Zhao, Yanhua Song, Hong Chen, and Xing Gao -- Toward a more behavioral approach: the contribution of wear studies / Veerle Rots -- Function and value in sickle segment analysis: odellian perspectives / Steven A. Rosen, Aaron Shugar, and Jacob Vardi -- "There is the tool and the way of using it": quina scrapers and their retouches / Sylvie Beyries and Philippe Walter -- Dynamic variables and the use-related reduction of Huron projectile points / Harry J. Lerner -- Artifactual and environment-related variations in Fuego-Patagonia (Argentina): assessing the role of different factors / Marcelo Cardillo, Judith Charlin, and Karen Borrazzo -- The evolution of old cordilleran core technology / Anna M. Prentiss, James C. Chatters, Randall R. Skelton, and Matthew Walsh -- Squeezing life from stones: the human side of replication experiments / John E. Clark and James C. Woods
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Projectile points -- Analysis.
Stone implements -- Analysis.
Tools, Prehistoric -- Analysis.
Form Electronic book
Author Shott, Michael J. (Michael Joseph), editor
ISBN 1607813831 (electronic bk.)
9781607813835 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ;) (alk. paper)