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Skeletons in Her Cupboard: Festschrift for Juliet Clutton-Brock

Edited By: A Clason, S Payne and H-P Uerpmann

259 pages, Photos, line illus

Oxbow Books

Paperback | Dec 1993 | #30246 | ISBN: 0946897646
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A series of articles published in honour of this acclaimed mammalogist and palaeontologist.


Find of northern mammals in the southern Pyrenees during the Upper Pleistocene, Jesus Altuna; late Medieval lynx skeleton from Hungary, Lazlo Bartosiewicz; on the problem of interpreting within-sample variation, Don Brothwell; environment and ecology of the Mesolithic hunters in the northern Alps, Louis Chaix; dogs from Ein Tirghi cemetery, Balat, Dakleh Oasis, Western desert of Egypt, C.S. Churcher; Bergschenhoek, A.T. Clason and D.C. Brinkhuizen; mesolithic fishing at the junction of the Nile and the Atbara, Central Sudan, Joris Peters and Angela von den Driesch; fawn, kids and lambs, Pierre Duxos; "What's in a name?" a short story of the Latin and other labels proposed for domestic animals, Achilles Gautier; why are there so many breeds of livestock?, Stephen J.G. Hall; "Natural history and experiment in archaology" revisted, Peter Iewell; the ecological and archaeological significance of Rock Hyrax bones from modern eagle roosts in South Africa, Richard G. Klein and Kathryn Cruz-Uribe; where are the tunas? Ancient Iberian fishing industries from an archaeozoological perspective, Arturo Morales Muniz; horse skeletons of the Bronze Age in Central Europe, Hanns-Hermann Muller; evidence of early domestication of the water buffalow in China, Stanley J. Olsen; studies of the bone detritus of the striped hyaena ("Hyaena hyaena) at a site in Egyptian Nubia, and the interpretation of the bone breakage by striped hyaenas, Barbara Becker and Charles A. Reed; the Austrian "Blondvieh" cattle horncores - an archaeozoological view, Alfredo Riedel; from sedentism to domestication - a preliminary review for southern Levan, Eitan Tchernov; size and utilization of the most important domesticated animals in Central Europe from the beginning of domestication until the Middle Ages, Manfred Teichert; proposal for a separate nomenclature of domestic animals, Hans-Peter Uerpmann; the realm between wild and domestic, Elizabeth S. Wing; the fauna of ancient Poland in the light of archaeozoological research, Piotr Wyrost.

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