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Lithic technologies in sedentary societies

Author: Rachel A Horowitz; Grant S McCall
Publisher: Louisville : University Press of Colorado, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Examining lithic technology in sedentary societies around the world and showcasing information that in-depth, cutting-edge, lithic analytical techniques provides. Highlighting important contributions to the field of lithics and how they can improve the study of sedentary Mesoamerican societies, as well as other ancient societies around the world"--Provided by publisher.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel A Horowitz; Grant S McCall
ISBN: 9781607328902 1607328909
OCLC Number: 1083152980
Description: xiv, 253 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Lithics in sedentary societies : themes, methods, and directions / Rachel A. Horowitz and Grant S. McCall --
Urban lithics : the role of stone tools in the Indus civilization and at Harappa / Mary A. Davis --
The importance of being ad hoc : patterns and implications of expedient lithic production in the Bronze Age in Israel / Francesca Manclossi and Steven A. Rosen --
Leaving no stone unturned : expedient lithic production among preclassic households of San Estevan, Belize and K'o and Hamontún, Guatemala / Jason S. R. Paling --
The economic organization of the extraction and production of utilitarian chert tools in the Mopan Valley, Belize / Rachel A. Horowitz --
Chert at Chalcatzingo : implications of knapping strategies and technological organization for formative economics / Grant S. McCall, Rachel A. Horowitz, Dan M. Healan, and David C. Grove --
Unraveling sociopolitical organization using lithic data : a case study from an agricultural society in the American Southwest / Fumiyasu Arakawa --
Using portable X-ray fluorescence (pXRF) to source Burlington chert from the Carson site, 22CO505, Coahoma County, Mississippi / Jayur Madhusudan Mehta, Grant S. McCall, Theodore Marks, and James Enloe --
Stone age economics : efficiency, blades, specialization, and obsolescence / John C. Whittaker.
Responsibility: edited by Rachel A. Horowitz and Grant S. McCall.

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"Examining lithic technology in sedentary societies around the world and showcasing information that in-depth, cutting-edge, lithic analytical techniques provides. Highlighting important contributions to the field of lithics and how they can improve the study of sedentary Mesoamerican societies, as well as other ancient societies around the world"--Provided by publisher.

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