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Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology

Short-Term Occupations in Paleolithic Archaeology

Definition and Interpretation

Herausgeber: Cascalheira, João, Picin, Andrea (Eds.)

Vorschau
  • A detailed examination of prehistoric short-term occupations pivotal to understanding the unexplored association between hominins and use of the landscape
  • Presents new methodological and interpretative approaches needed in Paleolithic studies to disentangle the archaeological palimpsests and achieve higher resolutions on the lifestyle of prehistoric foragers
  • Will shed light on the possible relation between biological developments, exploitation of different ecological habitats and variability of the foraging activities
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Über dieses Buch

This edited book aims to provide a new perspective on the identification and interpretation of short-term occupations in Paleolithic Archaeology.

The volume includes contributions with a particular focus on the definition and identification of short-term occupations in Paleolithic contexts, aiming to improve our current knowledge on the topic, both methodologically and interpretatively. The set of chapters coming from a broad spectrum of geographies and chronologies will contribute to the debate on the definition of short-term occupations but also to a better understanding on how past hunter-gatherers communities adapted and moved in different environmental contexts across time.

The in-depth examinations of short-term occupations in different chronologies and environments will shed light on an aspect of the behavioral trajectories of the human species in the management of the territory.

Über den Autor

João Cascalheira received his Ph.D. in Archaeology from University of Algarve (Faro, Portugal), where he is now an Assistant Researcher at the Interdisciplinary Center for Archaeology and Evolution of Human Behaviour (ICArEHB). He specializes in Paleolithic and Mesolithic human ecodynamics and has been developing projects regarding human adaptations to the Last Glacial Maximum in western Europe, the emergence of Anatomically Modern Humans in both Southeast Africa and Iberia, and the development of social complexity among the last hunter-gatherers of the Muge Mesolithic shell midden complex (central Portugal). He is interested mostly in prehistoric stone tool technologies, human adaptations to climate change, and in the innovative use of computational tools and methods in archaeological research.

Andrea Picin is a Post-doctoral Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (Leipzig, Germany), Associate Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History (Jena, Germany), and Adjunct Professor at the Friedrich Schiller Universität Jena (Jena, Germany). He obtained a B.A. degree in Archaeology from the Università degli Studi di Padova (Padova, Italy), and a Ph.D. degree in Quaternary Science and Prehistory at the Universitat Rovira I Virgili, (Tarragona, Spain). He is a Paleolithic archaeologist specialized in lithic technology. His research focuses on the evolutionary reconstruction of prehistoric hunter-gatherer behaviors, and the influence of climatic fluctuations on the emergence of different technical and subsistence adaptations. He excavated several archaeological sites in Spain, Italy, Sri Lanka, Mongolia and Zambia. He is currently involved in several field projects in Europe. 


Inhaltsverzeichnis (10 Kapitel)

Inhaltsverzeichnis (10 Kapitel)
  • Introduction to Short-Term Occupations in Palaeolithic Archaeology

    Seiten 1-15

    Picin, Andrea (et al.)

  • Use of Lithic Assemblages for the Definition of Short-Term Occupations in Hunter-Gatherer Prehistory

    Seiten 19-38

    Bicho, Nuno (et al.)

  • Inside the Palimpsest: Identifying Short Occupations in the 497D Level of Cova Gran (Iberia)

    Seiten 39-69

    Mora Torcal, Rafael (et al.)

  • Short-Term Occupations During the Early Middle Paleolithic in Eastern Germany

    Seiten 73-103

    Picin, Andrea

  • Models of Raw Material Exploitation as an Indicator of Middle Paleolithic Mobility: Case Studies from Uplands of Northern Central Europe

    Seiten 105-120

    Valde-Nowak, Paweł (et al.)

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eBook 85,59 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-27403-0
  • Versehen mit digitalem Wasserzeichen, DRM-frei
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  • eBooks sind auf allen Endgeräten nutzbar
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Hardcover 106,99 €
Preis für Deutschland (Brutto)
  • ISBN 978-3-030-27402-3
  • Kostenfreier Versand für Individualkunden weltweit
  • Gewöhnlich versandfertig in 3-5 Werktagen.
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Bibliografische Information

Bibliographic Information
Buchtitel
Short-Term Occupations in Paleolithic Archaeology
Buchuntertitel
Definition and Interpretation
Herausgeber
  • João Cascalheira
  • Andrea Picin
Titel der Buchreihe
Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology
Copyright
2020
Verlag
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Inhaber
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-27403-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-27403-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-27402-3
Buchreihen ISSN
1568-2722
Auflage
1
Seitenzahl
VIII, 296
Anzahl der Bilder
6 schwarz-weiß Abbildungen, 53 Abbildungen in Farbe
Themen