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Archaeology In The Lowland American Tropics

Current Analytical Methods And Applications

Archaeology In The Lowland American Tropics - ISBN: 9780521444866
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Bindwijze: Boek, Gebonden
Genre: Archeologie
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Beschrijving

The lowland American tropics have posed great challenges for archaeologists. Working in awkward terrain, in humid conditions where preservation is difficult, modern scholars pioneered new methods that increasingly influence archaeological practice internationally. The contributors to this volume all have substantial experience in the region. Their essays explore problems including site discovery, excavation, the preservation of artifacts, and methods of analysis.

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Titel: Archaeology In The Lowland American Tropics
Mediatype: Boek
Bindwijze: Gebonden
Taal: Engels
Aantal pagina's: 332
Uitgever: Cambridge University Press
Plaats van publicatie: 03
NUR: Archeologie
Editor: Stahl, P.w.
Afmetingen: 244 x 170 x 19
Gewicht: 1032 gr
ISBN/ISBN13: 0521444861
ISBN/ISBN13: 9780521444866
Intern nummer: 6476881

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"...offers a much-needed window on some of the most innovative work now being done in the lowland American tropics." Neil Lancelot Whitehead, American Anthropologist

Inhoudsopgave

List of figures; List of tables; List of contributors; Introduction Peter W. Stahl; 1. Archaeological survey and site discovery in the forested neotropics James A. Zeidler; 2. The archaeology of community organization in the tropical lowlands: a case study from Puerto Rico Peter E. Siegel; 3. Archaeological methods for the study of ancient landscapes of the Llanos de Mojos in the Bolivian Amazon Clark L. Erickson; 4. Searching for environmental stress: climatic and anthropogenic influences on the landscape of Colombia Warwick Bray; 5. 'Doing' paleoethnobotany in the tropical lowlands: adaptation and innovation in methodology Deborah M. Pearsall; 6. Plant microfossils and their application in the New World tropics Dolores R. Piperno; 7. Differential preservation histories affecting the mammalian zooarchaeological record from the forested neotropical lowlands Peter W. Stahl; 8. Biological research with archaeologically recovered human remains from Ecuador: methodological issues Douglas H. Ubelaker; 9. Interpreting dietary maize from bone stable isotopes in the American tropics: the state of the art Lynette Norr; 10. From potsherds to pots: a first step in constructing cultural context from tropical forest archaeology J. Scott Raymond; 11. Returning to Pueblo Viejo: history and archaeology of the Chachi (Ecuador) Warren R. Deboer; References; Index.

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