9780415117630

Early Human Behaviour in Global Context: The Rise and Diversity of the Lower Palaeolithic Record

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415117630

  • ISBN10:

    0415117631

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1998-12-22
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

This book is the most up-to-date account of early human evidence across the Old World. The contributors discuss how our ancestors led their lives, with reference to the archaeological evidence in the Near East, Asia, Africa and Europe.

Table of Contents

List of figures
vii(5)
List of tables
xii(2)
List of contributors xiv(2)
Preface xvi
1 The archaeology of the Lower Palaeolithic: background and overview
1(22)
Ravi Korisettar
Michael D. Petraglia
2 Techniques for the chronometry of the Palaeolithic: evidence for global colonization
23(61)
Ashok K. Singhvi
Gunther A. Wagner
Ravi Korisettar
3 Towards a technological reassessment of East African Plio-Pleistocene lithic assemblages
84(24)
Brian V. Ludwig
J.W.K. Harris
4 The lifeways of Homo erectus inferred from archaeology and evolutionary ecology: a perspective from East Africa
108(25)
Susan Cachel
J.W.K. Harris
5 Raw material as evidence for human behaviour in the Lower Pleistocene: the Olduvai case
133(18)
Daniel Stiles
6 The earliest South African industries
151(36)
Kathleen Kuman
7 The Lower Palaeolithic settlement of Eurasia, with special reference to Europe
187(34)
Nicolas Rolland
8 Early colonizations and cultural continuities in the Lower Palaeolithic of western Asia
221(59)
Ofer Bar-Yosef
9 Grasslands, tool making and the hominid colonization of southern Asia: a reconsideration
280(24)
Robin W. Dennell
10 Quaternary stratigraphy, palaeoclimate and the Lower Palaeolithic of India
304(39)
Ravi Korisettar
S.N. Rajaguru
11 The Lower Palaeolithic of India and its bearing on the Asian record
343(48)
Michael D. Petraglia
12 Lower Palaeolithic occupations in Nepal in relation to South Asia
391(27)
Gudrun Corvinus
13 Early Palaeolithic quartz industries in China
418(19)
Jian Leng
14 The Early Palaeolithic of the eastern region of the Old World in comparison to the West
437(14)
J. Desmond Clark
15 Concluding remarks: archaeology's fifth big question
451(18)
Clive Gamble
Index 469

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