Introduction by P.N. Peregrine, C.R. Ember, and M. Ember.
I. ARCHAEOLOGICAL METHODS.
1. The Discovery of Archaeological Sites, S. Ball.
2. Dating Archaeological Materials, R.E. Taylor.
3. The Conservation of Archaeological Materials, C. Sease.
4. Lithic Analysis: Chipped Stone Tools and Waste Flakes in Archaeology, R. Kelly.
5. Learning about the Past Through Archaeological Ceramics: An Example from Vijayanagara, India, C. Sinopoli.
6. The Analysis of Archaeological Plant Remains, N. Miller.
7. The Study of Human Subsistence Behavior Using Faunal Evidence from Archaeological Sites, R. Redding.
8. Bare Bones Archaeology: The Bioarchaeology of Human Remains, C. Larsen.
9. Dental Deductions: Why and How Anthropologists Study Teeth, J. Lukacs.
II. ISSUES AND CONTROVERSIES IN CONTEMPORARY ARCHAEOLOGY.
10. Were Our Ancestors Hunters or Scavengers?, J. Speth.
11. When and How Did Humans Populate the New World?, W. Parry.
12. Were Early Agriculturalists Less Healthy Than food-Collectors?, M.N. Cohen.
13. Maya Hieroglyphs: History or Propaganda?, J. Marcus.
14. Gender and Archaeology, C. Claassen.
15. Prehistoric Social Evolution, K. Flannery.
16. Ethics in Archaeology, M. Lynott.
III. ARCHAEOLOGICAL CASE STUDIES.
17. Cloth Production and Gender Relations in the Inka Empire, C.L. Costin.
18. Investigating Craft Specialization during the Longshan Period of China, A. Underhill.
19. Reading the Land: The Archaeology of Settlement and Land Use, C. Crumley.
20. Archaeological Survey in the Mixtec Sierra, L. Finsten.
21. Exploring Aztalan and Its Role in Mississippian Societies, L. Goldstein.
22. Ancestor Veneration in Lowland Maya Society: A CaseStudy from K'axob, Belize, P. McAnany.
23. De-Mystifying the Past: The Great Zimbabwe, King Solomon's Mines, and Other Tales of Old Africa, J. Vogel.
IV. ARCHAEOLOGISTS AT WORK.
24. Archaeologist at Work, R. Blanton.
25. Origins of Social Inequality, E. Brumfiel.show more