World Prehistory and Archaeology Pathways Through Time

ISBN-10: 0205406211

ISBN-13: 9780205406210

Edition: 2008

Authors: Michael Chazan

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List price: $116.20
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/12/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.332
Language: English

Michael Chazanis an associate professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Toronto. He earned his Ph.D. in anthropology at Yale University. Before coming to Toronto, Dr. Chazan was a postdoctoral fellow with the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in Paris and at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Among his field experience are excavations in New Jersey, France, Israel, Jordan, Egypt, and South Africa. Dr. Chazanrsquo;s publications include a monograph on the Lower Paleolithic site of Holon, Israel, coauthored with Liora Horwitz. Dr. Chazan is currently engaged in a project on the Earlier Stone Age of South Africa.

Key Terms, Review Questions, and For Further Reading section.)
The Past is a Foreign Country: Getting from Here to There
Getting Started in Archaeology
Reading The Landscape
Survey DesignGeological Factors
Recovery Methods and GIS
Excavation
Horizontal Excavation
Vertical Excavation
Geological Stratigraphy
Archaeological Sites Form
Archaeological Stratigraphy
Controlling Horizontal and Vertical Space
Recovery MethodsRecording Methods
Artifacts and Ecofacts
Biases in Preservation
Quantification and Sampling
Counting BonesCounting Artifacts
Creating a Chronology
Comparison
Conservation and Display
Toolbox: Radiocarbon Dating
Toolbox: Ethnoarchaeology
Discovering the Past: Field School
A First Experience in Archaeology
Putting the Picture Together
Origins of Archaeology
The Emergence of Archaeology
Organizing TimeThe Establishment of Human Antiquity
Imperial Archaeology
Developing Method and Theory
Stratigraphic Method and Culture History
Gordon Childe
Archaeology As Science
Developing Scientific Methods
The New ArchaeologySystems Theory
Alternative Perspectives
Postprocessual Archaeology
Gender and Agency
Evolutionary Archaeology
Archaeology At The Trowel's Edge
Toolbox: Thomas Jefferson: The Archaeologist
Archaeology in the World: Religion and Evolution
Discovering the Past: The Socialization Of Ancient Maya Children: Discovery at the Dancer Group Household In Northwestern Belize, Central America
Discovering the Past: Different Views of a Site
Human Evolution
Early Hominins
The Fossil Record
The Early Hominin Radiation
Australopithecines
Kenyanthropus
Paranthropus
Homo habilis
Homo erectus
Setting the Scene
The East African Rift Valley
Olduvai Gorge
Lower Paleolithic
The OldowanThe Acheulian
The Origin of Tool Use
Tool Use by Animals
The Archaeological Evidence
Hunting and Sharing Food
Were They Hunters?
Living Floors and Base Camps
The Stone Circle at DK1
Assessing the Archaeological Evidence
The Use of Fire
The Expansion of the Hominin World
Ubeidiya and Dmanisi
East Asia
JavaNihewan Basin
Summing Up the Evidence
Toolbox: Paleomagnetic Dating
Toolbox: Argon Dating
Toolbox: Stone Tools
Archaeology in the World
From Homo erectus to Neanderthals
Defining The Ice Age
Before The Neanderthals
The Initial Occupation of Western Europe
The Acheulian Paradox
Beyond Stone Tools
Neanderthals
Chronology and Ecology
Stone Tools
Frantois Bordes and Neanderthal Ethnicity
The Binford-Bordes Debate
Dissenting Voices
The Frison Effect
The Chane OpFratoire
Summing Up the Stones
Hunting
Stable Isotope Analysis
Site Organization and the Use of Fire
Treatment of the DeadArtwork
Neanderthal Society<
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