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Advances in hunter-gatherer research in Mexico: archaeozoological contributions  

Joaquin Arroyo-Cabrales and Eduardo Corona-M.

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Mar 2017
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Apr 2017
Interest in the first hunter-gatherer populations of Mexico has increased in the last fifteen years. Exploration of the Late Pleistocene localities involved in the early peopling of ... More

Ancient Dna Research on Wetland Archaeological Evidence  

Angela Schlumbaum and Ceiridwen J. Edwards

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Dec 2012
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Sep 2013
This chapter begins by defining ancient DNA and providing a brief history of ancient DNA and its potential for archaeology, followed by discussions of the technological aspects of ancient ... More

Ancient Harbors in the Mediterranean  

John Peter Oleson and Robert L. Hohlfelder

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Dec 2013
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Sep 2012
This article describes the evolution of harbors in the ancient world that can be linked to changing social needs and technological developments. Hundreds of harbor sites of varying sizes ... More

Animal use at early colonies on the southeastern coast of the United States  

Elizabeth J. Reitz

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Mar 2017
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Apr 2017
Data from three early European-sponsored colonies in North America indicate that changes in animal use occurred quickly. Over half of the meat from vertebrate sources in a Spanish ... More

Animals  

Karen Gust Schollmeyer and Katherine A. Spielmann

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Oct 2017
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Sep 2017
Studies of animals in Southwest archaeology have been particularly successful in addressing the social-environmental context of human use of fauna. Two aspects of this topic form the focus ... More

Animals in ancient Egyptian religion: belief, identity, power, and economy  

Salima Ikram

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Mar 2017
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Apr 2017
In addition to providing food, companionship, and raw materials for clothing, furniture, tools, and ornaments, animals also played a key role in religious practices in ancient Egypt. Apart ... More

Animals in urban life in Medieval to Early Modern England  

Terry O'Connor

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Mar 2017
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Apr 2017
Animals formed an essential part of urban life in England from Medieval times onwards, economically, socially, and ecologically. As livestock, they provided meat and other carcass ... More

Animals, acculturation, and colonization in ancient and Islamic North Africa  

Michael MacKinnon

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Mar 2017
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Apr 2017
Zooarchaeological comparisons of Roman and Islamic North Africa indicate changes in animal use largely resultant from shifting parameters of urban and economic expansion and development, ... More

Anthropogenic Landscapes  

Christopher I. Roos

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Oct 2017
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Sep 2017
It has been suggested that anthropogenic burning may have altered Southwest landscapes at a large scale. Southwestern biomes vary in their propensity for and their susceptibility to ... More

Archaeobotany: Analyses of Plant Remains from Waterlogged Archaeological Sites  

Stefanie Jacomet

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Dec 2012
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Sep 2013
Archaeobotanical research focuses on the study of past people–plant relationships. This includes a reconstruction of the diet, subsistence, agricultural strategies, social and cultural ... More

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