Zoology & Archaeozoology

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  1. Barely Surviving or More than Enough?

    Barely Surviving or More than Enough?: The environmental archaeology of subsistence, specialisation and surplus food production [Hardback]

    Maaike Groot (Editor); Daphne Lentjes (Editor); Jørn Zeiler (Editor)

    £135.00

    ISBN: 9789088904769
    Published by : Sidestone Press
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    How people produced or acquired their food in the past is one of the main questions in archaeology. Everyone needs food to survive, so the ways in which people managed to acquire it forms the very basis of human existence. Farming was key to ... .... Learn More
  2. Animaltown: Beasts in Medieval Urban Space

    Animaltown: Beasts in Medieval Urban Space [Paperback]

    A. L. Choyke (Editor); Gerhard Jaritz (Editor)

    £41.00

    ISBN: 9781407315720
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2858
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  3. Birds, Beasts and Burials: A Study of the Human-Animal Relationship in Romano-British St. Albans

    Birds, Beasts and Burials: A Study of the Human-Animal Relationship in Romano-British St. Albans [Paperback]

    Brittany Elayne Hill (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781784915964
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    Series: Archaeopress Roman Archaeology
    Volume: 24
    The human-animal relationship is one that has been pondered by scholars for ages. It has been used to define both what it means to be human and what it means to be animal. Birds, Beasts and Burials examines human-animal relationships as found in t... .... Learn More
  4. 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
    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
  5. 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
    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 past... .... Learn More
  6. 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
    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-doct... .... Learn More
  7. Archaeozoology of the Near East

    Archaeozoology of the Near East [Hardback]

    Marjan Mashkour (Editor); Mark Beech (Editor)

    £70.00

    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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Colonisation, Migration, and Marginal Areas

    Colonisation, Migration, and Marginal Areas: A Zooarchaeological Approach [Paperback]

    Stephen Wickler (Author); Sebastián Munoz (Author); Mariana Mondini (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781785705151
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Proceedings of the 9th ICAZ Conference
    Volume: 2
    Human migration tends to involve more than the odd suitcase or two - we often carry other organisms on our travels, some are deliberately transported, others move by accident. This volume of 12 papers offers a zooarchaeological approach to questio... .... Learn More

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