- Häftad (Paperback / softback)
- Antal sidor
- 2012 ed.
- Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
- Shackley, Myra
- 36 Tables, black and white; 7 Illustrations, color; 144 Illustrations, black and white; XLIV, 516 p.
- 228 x 158 x 31 mm
- Antal komponenter
- 1 Paperback / softback
- 771 g
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From the reviews: "This handbook by Reitz (anthropology, Univ. of Georgia) and Shackley (Culture Resource Management, Nottingham Business School, UK) is a revised and dramatically enlarged update of Shackley's 1981 Environmental Archaeology ... . Each chapter concludes with a section on applications followed by a complete, up-to-date bibliography. ... this handbook will be of most value to serious students and professionals. Summing Up: Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates and above." (W. Kotter, Choice, Vol. 50 (4), December, 2012)
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Dr. Elizabeth Reitz is a Professor of Anthropology at the University of Georgia. She is also a member of the Executive Committee, International Council on Archaeozoology and the International Committee, International Council on Archaeozoology. She is currently the Director of the University of Georgia's Center for Archaeological Sciences. Dr. Myra Shackley is affiliated with the Nottingham Business School at Nottingham Trent University. She is a former head of the Centre for Tourism and Visitor Management at Nottingham Business School.
Introduction to Environmental Archaeology.- Factors Affecting the Composition of an Assemblage.- Research Designs and Field Methods.- Classification and Nomenclature.- Sediments and Soils.- Seeds, Fruits, Nuts and Tubers.- Woods and Charcoal.- Pollen.- Phytoliths, Starch Grains and Spores.- Micro-organisms.- Arthropods: Spiders and Mites, fleas, Chironomids, Lice, Beetles, Rickettsiae, Ostracods, Nematode Worms, Crabs, Shrimp.- Echinoderms and Molluscs.- Vertebrate Bones and Teeth.- Other Vertebrate Tissues.- Stable Isotopes, Trace Elements, Ancient Genetics and Enzymes.- Conclusion.