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Neanderthals in the Levant [electronic resource] : behavioral organization and the beginnings of human modernity / edited by Donald O. Henry.

Contributor(s): Henry, Donald O.
Material type: TextTextSeries: New approaches to anthropological archaeology: Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2003Description: 1 online resource (xii, 320 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781441167194 (electronic bk.); 1441167196 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Neanderthals -- Middle East | Mousterian culture -- Middle East | Tor Faraj Cave (Jordan) | Human evolution | Social evolution | Middle East -- Antiquities | Mousterian culture | Neanderthals | NATURE -- FossilsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Neanderthals in the Levant.DDC classification: 569.9 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The emergence of modern humans: issues and debates ; The Levant and the modern human debate / Donald O. Henry -- A case study from Southern Jordan: Tor Faraj ; Human behavior and the stone tools from Tor Foraj / Donald O. Henry -- Small lithic debris analysis / Teresa L. Armagan -- Into the mind of the maker: refitting study and technological reconstructions / Yu E. Demidenko, V.I. Usik -- Middle paleolithic plant exploitation: the microbotanical evidence / Arlene Miller Rosen -- Formation processes and paleosurface identification / Harold J. Hietala -- Site structure and material patterning in space on the Tor Faraj living floors / Harold J. Hietala -- Behavioral organization at Tor Faraj / Donald O. Henry -- Alphabetical listing of attribute definitions used for the Tor Faraj small lithic debris study / Teresa L. Armagan -- Small lithic debris analysis results tables / Teresa L. Armagan -- Cross-cultural data for hearths in rockshelters / Donald O. Henry -- Analysis of sediments for zinc and phosphate ions / Thomas M. Harris.
Summary: The volume traces the controversy that revolves around the bio-cultural relationships of Archaic (Neanderthal) and Modern humans at global and regional, Levantine scales. The focus of the book is on understanding the degree to which the behavioral organiz.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 296-312) and index.

INTRODUCTION: -- The emergence of modern humans: issues and debates ; The Levant and the modern human debate / Donald O. Henry -- CASE STUDY: -- A case study from Southern Jordan: Tor Faraj ; Human behavior and the stone tools from Tor Foraj / Donald O. Henry -- Small lithic debris analysis / Teresa L. Armagan -- Into the mind of the maker: refitting study and technological reconstructions / Yu E. Demidenko, V.I. Usik -- Middle paleolithic plant exploitation: the microbotanical evidence / Arlene Miller Rosen -- Formation processes and paleosurface identification / Harold J. Hietala -- Site structure and material patterning in space on the Tor Faraj living floors / Harold J. Hietala -- SUMMARY: -- Behavioral organization at Tor Faraj / Donald O. Henry -- APPENDIX A: Alphabetical listing of attribute definitions used for the Tor Faraj small lithic debris study / Teresa L. Armagan -- APPENDIX B: Small lithic debris analysis results tables / Teresa L. Armagan -- APPENDIX C: Cross-cultural data for hearths in rockshelters / Donald O. Henry -- APPENDIX D: Analysis of sediments for zinc and phosphate ions / Thomas M. Harris.

The volume traces the controversy that revolves around the bio-cultural relationships of Archaic (Neanderthal) and Modern humans at global and regional, Levantine scales. The focus of the book is on understanding the degree to which the behavioral organiz.

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