Cambridge Manuals in Archaeology: Zooarchaeology download free [PDF and Ebook] by Elizabeth J. Reitz

Cambridge Manuals in Archaeology: Zooarchaeology download free [PDF and Ebook] by Elizabeth J. Reitz year 2008
  • Book name: Cambridge Manuals in Archaeology: Zooarchaeology
  • Author: Elizabeth J. Reitz
  • Release date: 2008/2/20
  • Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9780521673938
  • Rating: 9.08 of 10
  • Votes: 757
  • Review by: Leandro Calloway
  • Review rating: 7.45 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/17
  • Total pages: 560
  • Includes a PDF summary of 67 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: This is an introductory text for students interested in identification and analysis of animal remains from archaeological sites. The emphasis is on animals whose remains inform us about the relationship between humans and their natural and social environments, especially site formation processes, subsistence strategies, the processes of domestication, and paleoenvironments. Examining examples from all over the world, from the Pleistocene period up to the present, this volume is organized in a way that is parallel to faunal study, beginning with background information, bias in a faunal assemblage, and basic zooarchaeological methods. This revised edition reflects developments in zooarchaeology during the past decade. It includes sections on enamel ultrastructure and incremental analysis, stable isotyopes and trace elements, ancient genetics and enzymes, environmental reconstruction, people as agents of environmental change, applications of zooarchaeology in animal conservation and heritage management, and a discussion of issues pertaining to the curation of archaeofaunal materials.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 35H46M40S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Applied Ecology, Environmental Archaeology, Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology & Techniques, Zoology & Animal Sciences, Zoology: Invertebrates, Ancient History: To C 500 CE
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 71.66 USD
  • Dimensions: 178x251x30mm
  • Weight: 1,020g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Cambridge, United Kingdom
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