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Economic zooarchaeology : studies in hunting, herding and early agriculture

Author: Peter Rowley-Conwy; D Serjeantson; Paul Halstead
Publisher: Oxford : Oxbow Books, 2017.
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Discusses key research issues concerning hunting, herding and early agriculture through the analysis of zoological and archaebotanical remains

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Rowley-Conwy; D Serjeantson; Paul Halstead
ISBN: 9781785704468 178570446X 9781785704482 1785704486
OCLC Number: 983786218
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Front Cover; Half-Title Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Contributors; Introduction; Tony Legge --
a bibliography; PART I: BONE MAN: THE CAREER AND INFLUENCE OF TONY LEGGE; 1. Tony Legge (1939-2013); 2. Tony Legge and continuing education in archaeology at the University of London 1974-2004; 3. 'The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea & ' Tony Legge and the origins and spread of animal husbandry; 4. Reflections in a dustbin: froth flotation and origins of rice cultivation in South-east Asia; 5. How the pig parts got from Warrago to Web; 6. Tony Legge and the Blick Mead Project. PART II: ZOOARCHAEOLOGICAL METHOD AND THEORY7. Bone measurements and body weights from some Australian feral pigs; 8. A morphometric investigation of late Pleistocene and Holocene humeri of aoudad (Barbary sheep: Ammotragus lervia, Pallas 1777) recovered from the Haua Fteah, Cyrenaica, Libya; 9. Towards a metrical distinction between sheep and goat astragali; 10. Down among the dead men: wrong end epidemiology and its implications for palaeopathology; 11. A typology of dog deposition in archaeological contexts. 12. The boundaries of the world. The archaeology of humans and animals in southern South America13. Zooarchaeology in Britain: a partial history; PART III: THE ZOOARCHAEOLOGY OF MILKING CONTROVERSY; 14. Calf mortality and milking: was Tony Legge right after all?; 15. Age-at-death in traditional Cypriot sheep and goat husbandry: implications for zooarchaeology; 16. A calf's eye view of milk production: Tony Legge's contribution to dairy husbandry studies; 17. Rethinking dairying in the Irish Iron Age: evidence from Dún Ailinne. 18. Answering zooarchaeological questions from the analysis of animal bones and organic pottery residues: a critical comparison19. Salt, cows, milk, and the earliest farmers of central Europe; PART IV: FARMERS THAT HUNT; 20. Hunting by farmers: ecological implications; 21. Evaluating seasonality of birth in gazelles in the Middle Euphrates Valley: confirming ethological assumptions in the Abu Hureyra model; 22. Hunting and herding in the Middle Neolithic of central Serbia: a zooarchaeological analysis of Stragari-Šljivik, Serbia; PART V: PREHISTORIC BRITAIN. 23. To the Upper Lake: Star Carr revisited --
by birchbark canoe24. The first farmers in Britain and Ireland --
whence and whither and how? Some reflections; 25. Integration of cereal cultivation and animal husbandry in the British Neolithic: the evidence of charred plant remains from timber buildings at Lismore Fields; 26. Taphonomy and cultural selection: Tony Legge and the Neolithic pits beside the Dorset Cursus; 27. Humans and animals in Mesolithic, Neolithic and Bronze Age Dorset; 28. Reconsideration of the 'Mesolithic harpoon' from Westward Ho!, Devon.
Other Titles: Studies in hunting, herding and early agriculture
Responsibility: edited by Peter Rowley-Conwy, Dale Serjeantson and Paul Halstead.

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