Zooarchaeology

Elizabeth J. Reitz and Elizabeth S. Wing

Zooarchaeology is a detailed reference manual for students and professional archaeologists interested in identifying and analysing animal remains from archaeological sites. Drawing on material from all over the world, and covering a time span from the Pleistocene to the nineteenth century AD, the emphasis is on animals whose remains inform us about many aspects of the relationships between humans and their natural and social environments, especially site formation processes, subsistence strategies, and paleoenvironments. The authors discuss suitable methods and theories for all vertebrate classes and molluscs, and include hypothetical examples to demonstrate these. There are extensive references and illustrations to help in the process of identification.

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[目次]

  • 1. Zooarchaeology
  • 2. Zooarchaeological history and theory
  • 3. Basic biology
  • 4. Ecology
  • 5. Disposal of faunal remains and sample recovery
  • 6. Gathering primary data
  • 7. Secondary data
  • 8. Humans as predators
  • 9. Control of animals through domestication
  • 10. Evidences for past environmental conditions
  • 11. Conclusion.

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書名 Zooarchaeology
著作者等 Reitz, Elizabeth Jean
Wing, Elizabeth S.
Reitz Elizabeth J.
シリーズ名 Cambridge manuals in archaeology
出版元 Cambridge University Press
刊行年月 1999
ページ数 xix, 455 p.
大きさ 26 cm
ISBN 0521485290
0521480698
NCID BA40112386
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス
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