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Charcoal Analysis: Methodological Approaches, Palaeoecological Results And Wood Uses


Series: British Archaeological Reports (BAR) International Series Volume: 1063

By: Stéphanie Thiébault(Editor)

284 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, tables

BAR Publishing

Paperback | Dec 2002 | #153631 | ISBN: 1841714437
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These thirty-eight papers, from the Second International Meeting of Anthrocology held in Paris in 2000, include both theoretical discussions of the methodologies involved in current charcoal analysis and a large number of case studies which examine types of environments and wood use. The papers are divided into the following sections: statistics, taphonomy and processing of data, new applications, man-plant relationships in the Upper Pleistocene and Holocene, multi-disciplinary botanical approaches, charcoal burning sites, new integration of charcoal analysis in the reconstruction of landscapes and uses of wood. Case studies are drawn from Iberia, France, Eurasia, Italy, Greece, Croatia, West Africa, the Euphrates, Oman, South America, Germany, Polynesia, Egypt and Canada.

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