Method and Theory in Paleoethnobotany
Paleoethnobotany, the study of archaeological plant remains, is poised at the intersection of the study of the past and concerns of the present, including agricultural decision making, biodiversity, and global environmental change, and has much to offer to archaeology, anthropology, and the interdisciplinary study of human relationships with the natural world. Method and Theory in Paleoethnobotany demonstrates those connections and highlights the increasing relevance of the study of past human-plant interactions for understanding the present and future.
A diverse and highly regarded group of scholars reference a broad array of literature from around the world as they cover their areas of expertise in the practice and theory of paleoethnobotany—starch grain analysis, stable isotope analysis, ancient DNA, digital data management, and ecological and postprocessual theory.
The only comprehensive edited volume focusing on method and theory to appear in the last 25 years, Method and Theory in Paleoethnobotany addresses the new areas of inquiry that have become central to contemporary archaeological debates, as well as the current state of theoretical, methodological, and empirical work in paleoethnobotany.
This resource is a sample of "Method and Theory in Paleoethnobotany." Included is the title page, table of contents and first chapter. The publication in its entirety is available through the University Press of Colorado.
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Method and Theory in Paleoethnobotany. John M. Marston, D'Alpoim Guedes Jade, Christina Warinner. 5589 Arapahoe Avenue, Suite 206C Boulder, Colorado 80303: University Press of Colorado. 2014 ( tDAR id: 399132) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8DF6SRZ
Agricultural Husbandry • Ancient Biomolecules • Archaeobotanical Record • Archaeobotany/Paleoethnobotany • Charred Assemblages • Geoarchaeology • Human Behavioral Ecology • Human Niche Construction • Intrasite Variability • Isotope-Based Paleodietary Inference • Multivariate Statistics • Paleoclimatology • Paleoethnobotanical Analysis • Plant Macroremains • Sampling Strategies • Socioecological Systems
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Contact(s): Beth Svinarich
Contributor(s): John M. Marston ; Jade d'Alpoim Guedes ; Christina Warinner ; Daphne Gallagher ; Amanda G. Henry ; Deborah Pearsall ; Robert Spengler ; Chantel White ; China P. Shelton ; Gayle Fritz ; Mark Nesbitt ; Alexia Smith ; Amber VanDerwarker ; Jennifer V. Alvarado ; Paul Webb ; Chris J. Stevens ; Timothy Messner ; Gary E. Stinchcomb ; Nathan Wales ; Kenneth Andersen ; Enrico Cappellini ; Jesse Casana ; Kristen J. Gremillion ; Bruce D. Smith ; Shanti Morell-Hart
Permitting Agency(s): University Press of Colorado
Repository(s): University Press of Colorado
General Note: This resource is a sample of "Method and Theory in Paleoethnobotany." Included is the title page, table of contents and first chapter. The publication in its entirety is available through the University Press of Colorado.
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