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Environmental Archaeology: Volume 6

Series: Environmental Archaeology Volume: 6

Edited By: Glynis Jones

Oxbow Books

Paperback | Dec 2001 | #132374 | ISBN: 1842170554
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Volume 6 of Environmental Archaeology contains six research papers, three short contributions and Book Reviews. Contents: The Sediments, pollen, plant macro-fossils and insects from a Bronze Age channel fill at Yoxall Bridge, Staffordshire (D. N. Smith, R. Roseff and S. Butler); Medieval and Post-Medieval butchered dogs from Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland (Eileen M. Murphy); Prehistoric landscapes and settlement geography along the Wadi Hasa, West-Central Jordan. Part I: geoarchaeology, human palaeoecology and ethnographic modelling (Joseph Schuldenrein and Geoffrey A. Clark); The environmental aspects and palynological signals of the "fairy-circles" - ancient earthworks linked to coastal heathland in South-Western Norway (Lisbeth Prosch-Danielsen); New aspects of archaeobotanical research in central European Neolithic lake dwelling sites (Sabine Hosch and Stefanie Jacomet); The significance of animals to the early Medieval Frisians in the northern coastal area of the Netherlands: archaeozoological, iconographic, historical and literary evidence (Wietske Prummel). Short Contributions: Wishful thinking and the introduction of the rabbit to the Low Countries (Roel C. G. M. Lauwerier and Jorn T. Zeiler); The Roman well at Piddington, Northamptonshire, England: an investigation of the coleopterous fauna (Tina Simpson); Experimental SEM determination of game mammalian bloodstains on stone tools (Policarp Hortola).


Contents

The sediments, pollen, plant macro-fossils and insects from a Bronze Age channel fill at Yoxall Bridge, Staffordshire, D.N. Smith, R. Roseff and S. Butler; medieval and post-medieval butchered dogs from Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, E.M. Murphy; prehistoric landscapes and settlement geography along the Wadi Hasa, West-Central Jordan, geoarchaeology, human palaeoecology and ethnographic modelling, Joseph Schuldenrein and Geoffrey A. Clark; the environmental aspects and palynological signals in the "fairy-circles" - ancient earthworks linked to coastal heathland in South-West Norway, Lisbeth Prosch-Danielsen; new aspects of archaeobotanical research in central European Neolithic lake dwelling sites, Sabine Hosch and Stefanie Jacomet; the significance of animals to the early medieval Frisians in the nothern coastal area of the Netherlands, W. Prummel.


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