Anthony J. Legge's research contributions,
Feral and faunal populations,
Animal bone remains,
Methodology and theory in zooarchaeology.
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Economic Zooarchaeology: Studies in Hunting, Herding and Early Agriculture presents a wide array of topics covering many areas of archaeological interest. Aspects of method and theory, animal bone identification, human palaeopathology, prehistoric animal utilisation in South America, and the study of dog cemeteries are covered. The long-running controversy over the milking of animals and the use of dairy products by humans is discussed as is the ecological impact of hunting by farmers, with studies from Serbia and Syria. For Britain, coverage extends from Mesolithic Star Carr, via the origins of agriculture and the farmers of Lismore Fields, through considerations of the Neolithic and Bronze Age... 421 p.
►Archaeozoology / Paleontology