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Perspectives on the past : theoretical biases in Mediterranean hunter-gatherer research / edited by Geoffrey A. Clark.

By: Clark, Geoffrey A, 1944-
Language: English Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1991.Description: xix, 538p. : diagrs., maps ; 23cm.ISBN: 081228190X
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Bibl. p.441-519. - Contents: Introduction / G.A. Clark; I, Paradigmatic biases in the earlier phases of circum-Mediterranean archaeological research. An examination opd some models of late Pleistocene society in southwestern Europe / C.S. Mueller-Wille, D.B. Dickson; Paradigm found? / L.G. Straus; A paradigm is like an onion / G.A. Clark; Straight archaeology French style / J.R. Sackett; II, Paradigms for the Franco-Iberian Paleolithic and Mesolithic. Retouched tools, fact or fiction? / C.M. Barton; The elephant and the blind men / F.B. Harrold; Issues in biological and behavioral evolution and the problem of Upper Pleistocene subsistence / P.G. Chase; A great thick cloud of dust: naming and dating in the interpretation of behavior in the late Paleolithic of Spain / Iain Davidson; From hunter-gatherers to food producers in northern Spain / M.R. González Morales; Paradigmatic differences in a collaborative research project / H.J. Dibble, A. Debénath; III, Paradigms for the Paleomesolithic of Italy and Cyprus. The community ecology perspective and the redemption of contaminated "faunal" records / M.C. Stiner; New problems, old glasses / S.L. Kuhn; Normal science and paradigmatic biases in Italian hunter-gatherer prehistory / A. Bietti; One more flew over the Hippo's nest: extinct Pleistocene fauna, early man and conservative archaeology on Cyprus / A.H. Simmons; IV, Paradigms for Levantine Epipaleolithic research. Paradigms and politics in the terminal Pleistocene archaeology of the Levant / S.A. Rosen; Social complexity in the Natufian? / D.I. Olszewski; Historic biases in modern perceptions of the Levantine Epipaleolithic / M.L. Donaldson; Foraging, sedentism and adaptive vigor in the Natufian / Donald O. Henry; Stone tools and social context in Levantine prehistory / O. Bar-Yosef; Comparative aspects of paradigms for the Neolithic transition in the Levant and the Ammerican Southwest / S.K. Fish, Paul Fish; Epilogue / G.A. Clark.