Lithic Technological Systems and Evolutionary Theory by Nathan Goodale,Jr, William Andrefsky

By Nathan Goodale,Jr, William Andrefsky

Stone device research depends on a powerful heritage in analytical and methodological thoughts. even though, lithic technological research has now not been good built-in with a theoretically knowledgeable method of figuring out how people procured, made, and used stone instruments. Evolutionary conception has nice strength to fill this hole. This selection of essays brings jointly a number of varied evolutionary views to illustrate how lithic technological structures are a spinoff of human habit. The essays hide a number themes, together with human behavioral ecology, cultural transmission, phylogenetic research, threat administration, macroevolution, twin inheritance thought, cladistics, valuable position foraging, expensive signaling, choice, float, and diverse functions of evolutionary ecology.

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