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More than meets the eye : studies on upper Palaeolithic diversity in the Near East

Author: A Nigel Goring-Morris; Anna Belfer-Cohen
Publisher: Oxford : Oxbow ; Oakville, CT : David Brown Book Co., 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These twenty-three papers focus on recent research into the Upper Palaeolithic of the Levant, a murky period of human history (ca 45,000 to 20,000 years ago) during which modern patterns of human  Read more...

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More than meets the eye.
Oxford : Oxbow ; Oakville, CT : David Brown Book Co., 2003
(OCoLC)607139336
Online version:
More than meets the eye.
Oxford : Oxbow ; Oakville, CT : David Brown Book Co., 2003
(OCoLC)608866027
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A Nigel Goring-Morris; Anna Belfer-Cohen
ISBN: 1842170821 9781842170823
OCLC Number: 50401734
Description: x, 310 pages : illustrations, maps ; 31 cm
Contents: Foreword / Olga Soffer --
1. Current Issues in Levantine Upper Palaeolithic Research / Anna Belfer-Cohen and A. Nigel Goring-Morris --
2. Climatic Conditions in the Eastern Mediterranean During the Last Glacial (60-10 ky bp) and Their Relations to the Upper Palaeolithic in the Levant: Oxygen and Carbon Isotope Systematics of Cave Deposits / Miryam Bar-Matthews and Avner Ayalon --
3. Some Observations on Middle and Upper Palaeolithic Ashy Cave and Rockshelter Deposits in the Near East / Paul Goldberg --
4. The Levantine Upper Palaeolithic Faunal Record / Rivka Rabinovich --
5. Generating the Middle to Upper Palaeolithic Transition: A Chaine Operatoire Approach / Michael Chazan --
6. A Quest for Antecedents: A Comparison of the Terminal Middle Palaeolithic and Early Upper Palaeolithic of the Levant / Gilbert B. Tostevin --
7. The Middle/Upper Palaeolithic Transition in Northern and Southern Israel: A Technological Comparison / Josette Sarel and Avraham Ronen --
8. The Tor Sadaf Lithic Assemblages: A Technological Study of the Early Upper Palaeolithic in the Wadi al-Hasa / Jake R. Fox --
9. Variability and Change in the Early Upper Palaeolithic of the Levant / James L. Phillips and Iman N. Saca --
10. The Early Upper Palaeolithic at Ucagizli Cave (Hatay, Turkey): Some Preliminary Results / Steven L. Kuhn, Mary C. Stiner, Kristopher W. Kerry and Erksin Gulec --
11. Technology, Economy and Mobility at the Beginning of the Levantine Upper Palaeolithic / Katherine Monigal --
12. Spatial Patterning in the Upper Palaeolithic: A Perspective from the Abu Noshra Sites / Mark S. Becker --
13. The Upper Palaeolithic of Jordan: New Data from the Wadi al-Hasa / Nancy R. Coinman --
14. Tor Fawaz (J403): An Upper Palaeolithic Occupation in the Jebel Qalkha Area, Southwest Jordan / Kristopher W. Kerry and Donald O. Henry --
15. Twisted Debitage and the Levantine Aurignacian Problem / Christopher A. Bergman --
16. An Examination of Upper Palaeolithic Flake Technologies in the Marginal Zone of the Levant / John K. Williams --
17. Cultural Variability in the Late Upper Palaeolithic of the Levant / Daniel Kaufman --
18. The Ohalo II Flint Assemblage and the Beginning of the Epipalaeolithic in the Jordan Valley 216 / Dani Nadel --
19. The Conundrum of the Levantine Late Upper Palaeolithic and Early Epipalaeolithic: Perspectives from the Wadi al-Hasa, Jordan / Deborah I. Olszewski --
20. The Levantine Upper Palaeolithic: A Commentary on Contributions to the Philadelphia Symposium / Lorraine Copeland --
21. Reflections on Levantine Upper Palaeolithic Studies: Past and Present / Anthony E. Marks --
22. Reflections on the Selected Issues of the Upper Palaeolithic / Ofer Bar-Yosef --
23. Final Remarks and Epilogue / Anna Belfer-Cohen and A. Nigel Goring-Morris.
Responsibility: edited by A. Nigel Goring-Morris and Anna Belfer-Cohen.
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a beautifully produced and invaluable update on current thinking in the Upper Palaeolithic of the Near East -'--William Davies"Before Farming" (01/01/2004) ...a stimulating book [and] a pleasure to Read more...

 
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by Nonino (WorldCat user published 2007-07-16) Excellent Permalink
La colección de colaboraciones que componen esta obra son de gran importancia para comprender el origen y la evolución de paleolítoco superior y su difusión en Europa
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