Zoology & Archaeozoology

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  1. Economic Zooarchaeology

    Economic Zooarchaeology: Studies in Hunting, Herding and Early Agriculture [Hardback]

    Peter Rowley-Conwy (Editor); Dale Serjeantson (Editor); Paul Halstead (Editor)

    Regular Price: £40.00

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    ISBN: 9781785704451
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    Economic archaeology is the study of how past peoples exploited animals and plants, using as evidence the remains of those animals and plants. The animal side is usually termed zooarchaeology, the plant side archaeobotany. What distinguishes them ... .... Learn More
  2. Archaeozoology of the Near East

    Archaeozoology of the Near East [Hardback]

    Marjan Mashkour (Editor); Mark Beech (Editor)

    Regular Price: £70.00

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    ISBN: 9781782978442
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This two part volume brings together over 60 specialists to present 31 papers on the latest research into archaeozoology of the Near East. The papers are wide-ranging in terms of period and geographical coverage: from Palaeolithic... .... Learn More
  3. Atlas of Mammal Distribution through Africa from the LGM (~18 ka) to Modern Times

    Atlas of Mammal Distribution through Africa from the LGM (~18 ka) to Modern Times

    Helene Jousse (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9781784915407
    Published by : Archaeopress
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    This work provides the first overview of mammal species distributions in Africa since the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM, 18 ky) to modern time. It is derived from data published mainly in the zooarchaeological literature until 2009. During a post... .... Learn More
  4. Egyptian Bioarchaeology

    Egyptian Bioarchaeology: Humans, Animals, and the Environment [Hardback]

    Salima Ikram (Editor); Jessica Kaiser (Editor); Roxie Walker (Editor)

    £120.00

    ISBN: 9789088903854
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Although the bioarchaeology (study of biological remains in an archaeological context) of Egypt has been documented in a desultory way for many decades, it is only recently that it has become an inherent part of excavations in Egypt. This vol... .... Learn More
  5. Applied Zooarchaeology: Five Case Studies

    Applied Zooarchaeology: Five Case Studies [Paperback]

    Torben Rick (Author); Lisa Nagaoka (Author); Stephen J. Wolverton (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780989824965
    Published by : Eliot Werner Publications
    During the last two decades, zooarchaeologists have increasingly focused aspects of their work on conservation biology.
     
    Zooarchaeological data represents an empirical record of past human-animal interactions, wh... .... Learn More
  6. History of the European Aurochs (Bos Primigenius) from the Middle Pleistocene to its Extinction: A Zooarchaeological Study (British Archaeological Reports International Series)

    History of the European Aurochs (Bos Primigenius) from the Middle Pleistocene to its Extinction: A Zooarchaeological Study (British Archaeological Reports International Series) [Paperback]

    Elizabeth Wright (Author)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9781407314839
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2815
     The aurochs (Bos primigenius) is generally agreed to be the wild ancestor of domestic cattle (Bos taurus) and therefore an in-depth knowledge of this animal is key to research exploring human–cattle interactions, and the origins and spr... .... Learn More
  7. The Horse in the Ancient World

    The Horse in the Ancient World: From Bucephalus to the Hippodrome [Hardback]

    Carolyn Willekes (Author)

    £64.00

    ISBN: 9781784533663
    Published by : I.B. Tauris
    The domestication of the horse in the fourth millennium BC altered the course of mankind's future. Formerly a source only of meat, horses now became the prime mode of fast transport as well as a versatile weapon of war. Carolyn Willekes trace... .... Learn More
  8. The Oxford Handbook of Zooarchaeology

    The Oxford Handbook of Zooarchaeology [Hardback]

    Umberto Albarella (Editor); Mauro Rizzetto (Editor); Hannah Russ (Editor); Kim Vickers (Editor); Sarah Viner-Daniels (Editor)

    £110.00

    ISBN: 9780199686476
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    Animals have played a fundamental role in shaping human history, and the study of their remains from archaeological sites - zooarchaeology - has gradually been emerging as a powerful discipline and crucible for forging an understanding of our... .... Learn More
  9. Cod and Herring

    Cod and Herring: The Archaeology and History of Medieval Sea Fishing [Paperback]

    James Barrett (Editor); David Orton (Editor)

    £48.00

    ISBN: 9781785702396
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Quests for cod, herring and other sea fish had profound impacts on medieval Europe. This interdisciplinary book combines history, archaeology and zooarchaeology to discover the chronology, causes and consequences of these fisheries. It crossc... .... Learn More
  10. Birdwatching in New York City and on Long Island

    Birdwatching in New York City and on Long Island [Paperback]

    Deborah Rivel (Author); Kellye Rosenheim (Author)

    £24.00

    ISBN: 9781611686784
    Published by : University Press of New England
    This easy-to-use guide gives seasonal information for both popular birding sites and those off the beaten path. Precise directions to the best viewing locations within the region’s diverse habitats enable birdwatchers to efficiently explore urban ... .... Learn More

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