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"It is my sincere hope that this volume will be much read and reflected upon by new generations of American students of prehistoric archaeologists. Freeman's career is a model for long-term international collaboration, theoretical eclecticism, the centrality of field research, and the ability to 'dream big', but with a commonsense approach to the record and its limitations." —Lawrence Guy Straus, Journal of Anthropological Research

L.G. Freeman is a major scholar of Old World Paleolithic prehistory and a self-described "behavioral paleoanthropologist." Anthropology without Informants is a collection of previously published papers by this preeminent archaeologist, representing a cross section of his contributions to Old World Paleolithic prehistory and archaeological theory. A sociocultural anthropologist who became a behavioral paleoanthropologist late in his career, Freeman took a unique approach, employing statistical or mathematical techniques in his analysis of archaeological data. All the papers in this collection blend theoretical statements with the archeological facts they are intended to help the reader understand.

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  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright Page
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Foreword
  2. pp. ix-xiii
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  1. Preface
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  1. PART I
  2. pp. 1-3
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  1. 1: Anthropology without Informants
  2. pp. 5-17
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  1. 2: A Theoretical Framework for Interpreting Archeological Materials
  2. pp. 19-27
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  1. 3: The Fat of the Land Notes on Paleolithic Diet in Iberia
  2. pp. 29-40
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  1. PART II: An Overview of the Paleolithic
  2. pp. 41-43
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  1. 4: By Their Works You Shall Know Them Cultural Developments in the Paleolithic
  2. pp. 45-72
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  1. 5: Paleolithic Polygons Voronoi Tesserae and Sett lement Hierarchies in Cantabrian Spain
  2. pp. 73-86
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  1. PART III: The Lower Paleolithic
  2. pp. 87-88
  1. 6: Torralba and Ambrona A Review of Discoveries
  2. pp. 89-140
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  1. 7: Were There Scavengers at Torralba?
  2. pp. 141-158
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  1. PART IV: The Middle Paleolithic
  2. pp. 159-160
  1. 8: Kaleidoscope or Tarnished Mirror? Thirty Years of Mousterian Investigations in Cantabria
  2. pp. 161-196
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  1. 9: The Mousterian, Present and Future of a Concept (A Personal View)
  2. pp. 197-212
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  1. 10: Research on the Middle Paleolithic in the Cantabrian Region Where Have We Come From? Where Are We Now?*
  2. pp. 213-236
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  1. PART V: Paleolithic Art
  2. pp. 237-239
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  1. 11: Meanders on the Byways of Paleolithic Art
  2. pp. 241-276
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  1. 12: The Many Faces of Altamira
  2. pp. 277-294
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  1. 13: Techniques of Figure Enhancement in Paleolithic Cave Art
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  1. 14: The Cave as Paleolithic Sanctuary
  2. pp. 315-328
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  1. 15: Caves and Art Rites of Initiation and Transcendence
  2. pp. 329-341
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  1. PART VI: The Benefits of Cooperation
  2. pp. 343-344
  1. 16: The Participation of North Americans and Spaniards in Joint Prehistoric Research in Cantabria
  2. pp. 345-358
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  1. Afterword
  2. pp. 359-361
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  1. Permissions
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  1. Index
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780870819704
Related ISBN
9780870819476
MARC Record
OCLC
472212323
Pages
352
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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