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Settlement Dynamics of the Middle Paleolithic and Middle Stone Age, Volume II

Edited by Nicholas J. Conard

Hardcover, 550 papes, 164 illustrations, 69 tables

Contributions in English and French

ISBN: 978-3-935751-01-8
49,95 €

Desmond ClarkThis volume, dedicated to Desmond Clark, presents 22 papers on current research into the settlement dynamics of the Middle Paleolithic and Middle Stone Age. Many of these papers were presented at the third meeting of Commission 27 of the UISPP in Liège, Belgium in September, 2001. The research presented here draws on diverse sources of data about subsistence, technology, taphonomy, climatology, paleogeography, geoarchaeology and biological anthropology to build and test models for Middle Paleolithic and MSA settlement systems. Diverse points of view highlight both unifying and contrasting elements in settlement dynamics during this period in which anatomically modern people emerged and important cultural advances were made across the Old World.


The Authors

D. S. Adler, E. V. Beliaeva, F. B. de Quirós, N. Bicho, M. Bolus, D. Bonjean, A. Burke, V. Cabrera, G. Chacón, N. J. Conard, P. Depaepe, A. E. Dodonov, E. M. Foltyn, E. Foltyn, D. Halkett, T. Hart, A. L. Hawkins, T. Hopkinson, A. W. Kandel, I. Karavaniç, J. K. Kozlowski, J. Martínez-Moreno, M.-H. Moncel, R. Mora, E. Morin, M. Otte, J. Parkington, A. Pike-Tay, C. Poggenpoel, J. M. Rando, M. Soressi, I. de la Torre, N. Tushabramishvili, M. Vaquero, L. Wadley, M. J. Walker, I. Yevtushenko.

 

Review

The discipline is enriched by the papers in these volumes, which should be in every serious library of Paleolithic studies.
- L. G. Straus, Journal of Anthropological Research