By Stephen Lycett,Parth Chauhan
As the learn of Palaeolithic applied sciences strikes in the direction of a extra analytical method, it's important to figure out a constant procedural framework. The contributions to this well timed and entire quantity do exactly that. This quantity features a huge chronological and geographical variety of Palaeolithic fabric from the decrease to top Palaeolithic. the focal point of this quantity is to supply an research of Palaeolithic applied sciences from a quantitative, empirical perspective.
As new recommendations, quite quantitative equipment, for reading Palaeolithic applied sciences achieve recognition, this paintings offers case stories showcasing those new techniques.
Employing different case experiences, and using multivariate ways, morphometrics, model-based techniques, phylogenetics, cultural transmission experiences, and experimentation, this quantity presents insights from overseas members on the leading edge of contemporary methodological advances.
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