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Title Neanderthals in the Levant : behavioral organization and the beginnings of human modernity / edited by Donald O. Henry
Published London ; New York : Continuum, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 320 pages) : illustrations
Series New approaches to anthropological archaeology
New approaches to anthropological archaeology.
Contents INTRODUCTION: -- The emergence of modern humans: issues and debates ; The Levant and the modern human debate / Donald O. Henry -- CASE STUDY: -- A case study from Southern Jordan: Tor Faraj ; Human behavior and the stone tools from Tor Foraj / Donald O. Henry -- Small lithic debris analysis / Teresa L. Armagan -- Into the mind of the maker: refitting study and technological reconstructions / Yu E. Demidenko, V.I. Usik -- Middle paleolithic plant exploitation: the microbotanical evidence / Arlene Miller Rosen -- Formation processes and paleosurface identification / Harold J. Hietala -- Site structure and material patterning in space on the Tor Faraj living floors / Harold J. Hietala -- SUMMARY: -- Behavioral organization at Tor Faraj / Donald O. Henry -- APPENDIX A: Alphabetical listing of attribute definitions used for the Tor Faraj small lithic debris study / Teresa L. Armagan -- APPENDIX B: Small lithic debris analysis results tables / Teresa L. Armagan -- APPENDIX C: Cross-cultural data for hearths in rockshelters / Donald O. Henry -- APPENDIX D: Analysis of sediments for zinc and phosphate ions / Thomas M. Harris
Summary The volume traces the controversy that revolves around the bio-cultural relationships of Archaic (Neanderthal) and Modern humans at global and regional, Levantine scales. The focus of the book is on understanding the degree to which the behavioral organiz
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 296-312) and index
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Subject Human evolution.
Mousterian culture -- Middle East
Neanderthals -- Middle East
Social evolution.
Human evolution.
Mousterian culture.
NATURE -- Fossils.
Social evolution.
Middle East -- Antiquities.
Tor Faraj Cave (Jordan)
Jordan -- Tor Faraj Cave.
Middle East.
Form Electronic book
Author Henry, Donald O.
ISBN 1441167196