Lithics by William Andrefsky, Jr.
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Lithics
By William Andrefsky, Jr.

Lithics

Macroscopic Approaches to Analysis 2nd Revised edition

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Lithics by William Andrefsky, Jr.

Book Description

This book is a fully updated and revised edition of William Andrefsky Jr's ground-breaking manual on lithic analysis. Designed for students and professional archaeologists, this highly illustrated book explains the fundamental principles of the measurement, recording and analysis of stone tools and stone tool production debris. Introducing the reader to lithic raw materials, classification, terminology and key concepts, it comprehensively explores methods and techniques, presenting detailed case studies of lithic analysis from around the world. It examines new emerging techniques, such as the advances being made in lithic debitage analysis and lithic tool analysis, and includes a new section on stone tool functional studies. An extensive and expanded glossary makes this book an invaluable reference for archaeologists at all levels.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521615006
ISBN-10: 0521615003
Format: Paperback
(247mm x 174mm x 17mm)
Pages: 326
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 8-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - William Andrefsky, Jr.

William Andrefsky, Jr is Professor of Anthropology at Washington State University. He is the author of Lithics and Lithic Debitage (2003), and numerous articles on archaeology and anthropology.

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