Stone Age Archaeology: Essays in honour of John Wymer

Stone Age Archaeology: Essays in honour of John Wymer

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Contents include: Bifaces, booze and the blues. Anecdotes from the life and times of a Palaeolithic archaeologist ( A. J. Lawson & A. Rogerson ); J. J. W. A tribute from the Upper Thames n( R. J. MacRae ); On the Move. Theory, time averaging and resource transport at Olduvai gorge ( J. McNabb ); Elandsfontein and Klasies river revisited ( H. J. Deacon ); The Pleistocene history and early human occupation of the river Thames valley ( D. R Bridgland ); As represented by the Thames valley ( D. A. Roe ); Quaternary stratigraphy and lower Palaeolithic archaeology of the Lark valley, Suffolk ( S. G. Lewis ); Hoxne, Suffolk: Time matters ( B. Gladfelter ); Unity and diversity in the early Stone Age ( J. A. J. Gowlett ); Observations on the artefacts from the Breccia at Kent's cavern ( J. Cook & R. Jacobi ); Clactonian and Acheulian industries in Britain ( F.F. Wenban-Smith ); Twisted ovate bifaces in the British lower Palaeolithic ( M. J. White ); Handaxes and Palaeolithic individuals ( C. Gamble ); Southern Rivers ( K. Scott ); Pleistocene deposits and archaeological horizons in the Ariendorf gravel quarry ( E. Turner ); Discoidal core technology on the Paleolithic at Oldbury, Kent ( J. Cook & R. Jacobi ); The archaeology of distance: perspectives from the Welsh Palaeolithic ( S. Aldhouse-Green ); Pushing out the boat for an Irish Palaeolithic ( P. C. Woodman ); Long blade technology and the question of British late Pleistocene/ early Holocene lithic assemblages ( R. N. E. Barton ); A preboreal lithic assemblage from the lower Rhineland site of Bedburg-Königshoven, Germany ( M. Street 0; Early Mesolithic settlement in England and Wales ( M. J. Reynier ); Early Mesolithic mastic: radiocarbon dating and analysis of organic residues from Thatcham III, Star Carr and Lackford Heath ( A. J. Roberts, R. N. E. Barton & J. Evans ); The methods used to produce a complete harpoon ( J. Lord ); Two assemblages of a later Mesolithic microliths from Seamer Carr, North Yorkshire: fact and fancy ( A. David ); Mesolithic sites at Two Mile Bottom, near Thetford, Norfolk ( P. Robbins ); Studying the Mesolithic period in Scotland ( A. Saville ); The surface of the Breckland ( F. Healy ); John Wymer, a bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781900188661
Publisher: Oxbow Books
Publication date: 12/28/1998
Series: Oxbow Monographs Series , #102
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Bifaces, Booze and the Blues. Anecdotes from the Life and Times of a Palaeolithic Archaeologist (Andrew J. Lawson & Andrew Rogerson)

2. J. J. W. A tribute from the Upper Thames (R. J. Mac Rae)

3. On the Move. Theory, Time Averaging and Resource Transport at Olduvai gorge (John Mc Nabb)

4. Elandsfontein and Klasies River Revisited (H. J. Deacon)

5. The Pleistocene History and Early Human Occupation of the River Thames Valley (David R. Bridgland)

6. As represented by the Thames Valley (Derek A. Roe)

7. Quaternary Stratigraphy and Lower Palaeolithic Archaeology of the Lark Valley, Suffolk (S. G. Lewis)

8. Hoxne, Suffolk: Time Matters (Bruce Gladfelter)

9. Unity and Diversity in the Early Stone Age (J. A. J. Gowlett)

10. An Intuitive Sense (Nick Ashton and Phil Dean)

11. An Interim Report of an Archaeological Watching Brief on Palaeolithic Deposits at Dunbridge, Hants (P. A. Harding)

12. Observations on the Artefacts from the Breccia at Kent's Cavern (J. Cook & R. Jacobi)

13. Clactonian and Acheulian industries in Britain (F.F. Wenban-Smith)

14. Twisted Ovate Bifaces in the British Lower Palaeolithic: Some Observations and Implications (Mark J. White)

15. Handaxes and Palaeolithic individuals (Clive Gamble)

16. Southern Rivers (Katharine Scott)

17. Pleistocene Deposits and Archaeological Horizons in the Ariendorf Gravel Quarry, Lower Central Rhineland, Germany (Elaine Turner)

18. Discoidal Core Technology on the Paleolithic at Oldbury, Kent (Jill Cook & Roger Jacobi)

19. The Archaeology of Distance: Perspectives from the Welsh Palaeolithic (Stephen Aldhouse-Green)

20. Pushing Out the Boat for an Irish Palaeolithic (Peter C. Woodman)

21. Long Blade Technology and the Question of British Late Pleistocene/Early Holocene Lithic Assemblages (R. N. E. Barton)

22. A Preboreal Lithic Assemblage from the Lower Rhineland Site of Bedburg-Königshoven, Germany (Martin Street

23. Early Mesolithic Settlement in England and Wales (Michael John Reynier)

24. Early Mesolithic Mastic: Radiocarbon Dating and Analysis of Organic Residues from Thatcham III, Star Carr and Lackford Heath (A. J. Roberts, R. N. E. Barton & J. Evans)

25. The Methods Used to Produce a Complete Harpoon (John Lord)

26. Two Assemblages of a Later Mesolithic Microliths from Seamer Carr, North Yorkshire: Fact and Fancy (A. David)

27. Mesolithic Sites at Two Mile Bottom, near Thetford, Norfolk (Peter Robins)

28. Studying the Mesolithic Period in Scotland: A Bibliographic Gazetteer (A. Saville)

29. The surface of the Breckland (Frances Healy)

John Wymer, A Bibliography

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