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Upper Pleistocene Prehistory of Western Eurasia
Language: en
Pages: 461
Authors: Harold Lewis Dibble, Anta Montet White
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher:

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Palaeolithic Quarrying Sites in Upper and Middle Egypt
Language: en
Pages: 365
Authors: P. M. Vermeersch
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Leuven University Press

This book is an edited publication of several excavation campaigns in Egypt, oriented towards the understanding of the chert extraction techniques employed by Middle and early Upper Palaeolithic humans in the lower desert of the Egyptian Nile Valley between Tahta and Qena.
The Paleolithic Prehistory of the Zagros-Taurus
Language: en
Pages: 236
Authors: Deborah Olszewski
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993-01-29 - Publisher: UPenn Museum of Archaeology

Situated between Europe, Asia, and the Levantine corridor to Africa, the Zagros-Taurus region has enormous potential for the study of human adaptation and population movement during the Pleistocene. While archaeological work was done in this area 40 years ago, much of it remains unpublished. The political situation restricts research by
Stone Tools
Language: en
Pages: 404
Authors: George H. Odell
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-11 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Lithic analysts have been criticized for being atheoretical in their approach, or at least for not contributing to building archaeological theory. This volume redresses that balance. In Stone Tools, renowned lithic analysts employ explicitly theoretical constructs to explore the archaeological record and use the lithic database to establish its points.
The Neanderthal Legacy
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Paul A. Mellars
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-28 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

The Neanderthals populated western Europe from nearly 250,000 to 30,000 years ago when they disappeared from the archaeological record. In turn, populations of anatomically modern humans, Homo sapiens, came to dominate the area. Seeking to understand the nature of this replacement, which has become a hotly debated issue, Paul Mellars