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Contemporary lithic analysis in the Southeast : problems, solutions, and interpretations / edited by Philip J. Carr, Andrew P. Bradbury, and Sarah E. Price.

Carr, Philip J., 1966- (Added Author). Bradbury, Andrew P. (Added Author). Price, Sarah E. (Added Author). Miller, D. Shane. (Added Author). Smallwood, Ashley M. (Added Author). Sain, Douglas. (Added Author). Goodyear, Albert C. (Added Author). Pevny, Charlotte D. (Added Author). Thacker, Paul T. (Added Author). Hardison, Joël. (Added Author). Conklin, Carolyn. (Added Author). Potts, Tara L. (Added Author). Franklin, Jay D. (Added Author). Hays, Maureen A. (Added Author). Sherwood, Sarah C. (Added Author). Langston, Lucinda M. (Added Author). Cooper, D. Randall. (Added Author). Edmonds, Jason L., 1980- (Added Author). Andrefsky, William, Jr., 1955- (Added Author). Odell, George H. (Added Author).
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Subject: Indians of North America > Implements > Southern States.
Indians of North America > Southern States > Antiquities.
Paleo-Indians > Southern States.
Tools, Prehistoric > Southern States > Analysis.
Stone implements > Southern States > Analysis.
Southern States > Antiquities.
Excavations (Archaeology) > Southern States.
Genre: Electronic books.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780817386078
  • ISBN: 0817386076
  • ISBN: 9780817356996
  • ISBN: 0817356991
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (269 pages)
  • Publisher: Alabama : University of Alabama Press, 2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Lithic Studies in the Southeast : Retrospective and Future Potential / Philip J. Carr, Andrew P. Bradbury, and Sarah E. Price -- Omnipresent? We Don't Recover the Half of It! / Sarah E. Price -- Beyond Stages : Modeling Clovis Biface Production at the Topper Site, South Carolina / D. Shane Miller and Ashley M. Smallwood -- A Comparison of Clovis Blade Technologies at the Topper and Big Pine Tree Sites, Allendale County, South Carolina / Douglas Sain and Albert C. Goodyear III -- Distinguishing Taphonomic Processes from Stone Tool Use at the Gault Site, Texas / Charlotte D. Pevny -- Evaluating Early Archaic Blade and Bipolar Technologies / Andrew P. Bradbury and Philip J. Carr -- Provisioning Middle Archaic Places : Changing Technological Organization and Raw Material Economy in the Uwharrie Mountains / Paul D. Thacker, Joel Hardison, and Carolyn Conklin -- Low-Quality Quartz and Implications for Technological Inferences / Tara L. Potts -- An Integrated Approach : Lithic Analyses and Site Function, Eagle Drink Bluff Shelter, Upper Cumberland Plateau, Tennessee / Jay D. Franklin, Maureen A. Hays, Sarah C. Sherwood, and Lucinda M. Langston -- Shifting Strategies in Chert Use from the Late Archaic to the Early Fort Ancient at Elk Fork in Eastern Kentucky / D. Randall Cooper -- Lithic Reduction at a Middle Woodland Site in Mississippi : Scale, Classification, and Explanation / Jason L. Edmonds -- Raising the Bar : Lithic Analysis and Archaeological Research in the Southeast / William Andrefsky, Jr. -- The Organization of Technology Approach in the Southeast : A Call to Arms or a Requiem? / George H. Odell.
Summary: Representing work by a mixture of veterans and a new generation of lithic analysts, Contemporary Lithic Analysis in the Southeast explores fresh ideas while reworking and pushing the limits of traditional methods and hypotheses. The variability in the southeastern lithic landscape over space and through time makes it a dynamic and challenging region for archaeologists. Demonstrating a holistic approach and using a variety of methods, this volume aims to derive information regarding prehistoric lifeways from lithic assemblages. The contributors use data from a wide temporal span and a var.
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