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The Resource Wild harvest : plants in the hominin and pre-agrarian human worlds, edited by Karen Hardy and Lucy Kubiak-Martens

Wild harvest : plants in the hominin and pre-agrarian human worlds, edited by Karen Hardy and Lucy Kubiak-Martens

Label
Wild harvest : plants in the hominin and pre-agrarian human worlds
Title
Wild harvest
Title remainder
plants in the hominin and pre-agrarian human worlds
Statement of responsibility
edited by Karen Hardy and Lucy Kubiak-Martens
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Annotation pending
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
633
Index
index present
LC call number
SB175
LC item number
.W53 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hardy, Karen
  • Kubiak-Martens, Lucy
Series statement
Studying scientific archaeology
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Food crops
  • Wild plants, Edible
  • Plant remains (Archaeology)
  • Hunting and gathering societies
Label
Wild harvest : plants in the hominin and pre-agrarian human worlds, edited by Karen Hardy and Lucy Kubiak-Martens
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
List of contributors -- Introduction / Karen Hardy and Lucy Kubiak-Martens -- Part 1: setting the scene -- 1. Food carbohydrates from plants / Les Copeland -- 2. Why protein is not enough: the roles of plants and plant processing in delivering the dietary requirements of modern and early Homo / Peter J. Butterworth, Peter R. Ellis and Michele Wollstonecroft -- 3. An ape's perspective on the origins of medicinal plant use in humans / Michael A. Huffman -- 4. Plants as raw materials / Karen Hardy -- 5. Hunter-gatherer plant use in southwest Asia: the path to agriculture / Amaia Arranz-Otaegui, Juan J. Ibanez and Lydia Zapata Pena -- Part 2: Plant foods, tools and people -- 6. Scanning electron microscopy and starchy food in Mesolithic Europe: the importance of roots and tubers in Mesolithic diet / Lucy Kubiak-Martens -- 7. Tools, use wear and experimentation: extracting plants from stone and bone / Annelou van Gijn and Aimee Little -- 8. Buccal dental microwear as an indicator of diet in modern and ancient human populations / Laura Monica Martinez, Ferran Estebaranz-Sanchez and Alejandro Perez-Perez -- 9. What early human populations ate: the use of phytoliths for identifying plant remains in the archaeological record at Olduvai / Rosa Maria Albert and Irene Esteban -- 10. Phytolith evidence of the use of plants as food by Late Natufians at Raqefet Cave / Robert C. Power, Arlene M. Rosen and Dani Nadel -- 11. Evidence of plant foods obtained from the dental calculus of individuals from a Brazilian shell mound / Celia Helena C. Boyadjian, Sabine Eggers and Rita Scheel-Ybert -- 12. Stable isotopes and mass spectrometry / Karen Hardy and Stephen Buckley -- Part 3: Providing a context: ethnography, ethnobotany, ethnohistory, ethnoarchaeology -- 13. Prehistoric fish traps and fishing structures from Zamostje 2, Russian European Plain: archaeological and ethnographical contexts / Ignacio Clemente Conte, Vladimir M. Lozovski, Ermengol Gassiot Ballbe, Andrey N. Mazurkevich and Olga V. Lozovskaya -- 14. Plants and archaeology in Australia / Sally Brockwell, Janelle Stevenson and Anne Clarke -- 15. Plentiful scarcity: plant use among Fuegian hunter-gatherers / Marian Berihuete Azorin, Rquel Pique Huerta and Maria Estela Mansur -- 16. Ethnobotany in evolutionary perspective: wild plants in diet composition and daily use among Hadza hunter-gatherers / Alyssa N. Crittenden -- 17. Wild edible plant use among the people of Tomboronkoto, Kedougou region, Senegal / Mathieu Gueye and Papa Ibra Samb -- Index
Control code
000056911077
Dimensions
24cm.
Extent
372 pages
Isbn
9781785701238
Lccn
2015041341
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some coloured), maps, charts;
Label
Wild harvest : plants in the hominin and pre-agrarian human worlds, edited by Karen Hardy and Lucy Kubiak-Martens
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
List of contributors -- Introduction / Karen Hardy and Lucy Kubiak-Martens -- Part 1: setting the scene -- 1. Food carbohydrates from plants / Les Copeland -- 2. Why protein is not enough: the roles of plants and plant processing in delivering the dietary requirements of modern and early Homo / Peter J. Butterworth, Peter R. Ellis and Michele Wollstonecroft -- 3. An ape's perspective on the origins of medicinal plant use in humans / Michael A. Huffman -- 4. Plants as raw materials / Karen Hardy -- 5. Hunter-gatherer plant use in southwest Asia: the path to agriculture / Amaia Arranz-Otaegui, Juan J. Ibanez and Lydia Zapata Pena -- Part 2: Plant foods, tools and people -- 6. Scanning electron microscopy and starchy food in Mesolithic Europe: the importance of roots and tubers in Mesolithic diet / Lucy Kubiak-Martens -- 7. Tools, use wear and experimentation: extracting plants from stone and bone / Annelou van Gijn and Aimee Little -- 8. Buccal dental microwear as an indicator of diet in modern and ancient human populations / Laura Monica Martinez, Ferran Estebaranz-Sanchez and Alejandro Perez-Perez -- 9. What early human populations ate: the use of phytoliths for identifying plant remains in the archaeological record at Olduvai / Rosa Maria Albert and Irene Esteban -- 10. Phytolith evidence of the use of plants as food by Late Natufians at Raqefet Cave / Robert C. Power, Arlene M. Rosen and Dani Nadel -- 11. Evidence of plant foods obtained from the dental calculus of individuals from a Brazilian shell mound / Celia Helena C. Boyadjian, Sabine Eggers and Rita Scheel-Ybert -- 12. Stable isotopes and mass spectrometry / Karen Hardy and Stephen Buckley -- Part 3: Providing a context: ethnography, ethnobotany, ethnohistory, ethnoarchaeology -- 13. Prehistoric fish traps and fishing structures from Zamostje 2, Russian European Plain: archaeological and ethnographical contexts / Ignacio Clemente Conte, Vladimir M. Lozovski, Ermengol Gassiot Ballbe, Andrey N. Mazurkevich and Olga V. Lozovskaya -- 14. Plants and archaeology in Australia / Sally Brockwell, Janelle Stevenson and Anne Clarke -- 15. Plentiful scarcity: plant use among Fuegian hunter-gatherers / Marian Berihuete Azorin, Rquel Pique Huerta and Maria Estela Mansur -- 16. Ethnobotany in evolutionary perspective: wild plants in diet composition and daily use among Hadza hunter-gatherers / Alyssa N. Crittenden -- 17. Wild edible plant use among the people of Tomboronkoto, Kedougou region, Senegal / Mathieu Gueye and Papa Ibra Samb -- Index
Control code
000056911077
Dimensions
24cm.
Extent
372 pages
Isbn
9781785701238
Lccn
2015041341
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some coloured), maps, charts;

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