Transitions Before the Transition

Evolution and Stability in the Middle Paleolithic and Middle Stone Age


ISBN: 978-0-387-24658-1 (Print) 978-0-387-24661-1 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-11

    General Introduction

  3. Chapter

    Pages 13-28

    On Naming Things

  4. Chapter

    Pages 29-56

    Observations on Systematics in Paleolithic Archaeology

  5. Chapter

    Pages 57-83

    Testing Retouched Flake Tool Standardization During the Middle Paleolithic

  6. Chapter

    Pages 85-107

    Diversity of Lithic Production Systems During the Middle Paleolithic in France

  7. Chapter

    Pages 109-120

    Trajectories of Change in the Middle Paleolithic of Italy

  8. Chapter

    Pages 121-135

    Stasis and Change During the Crimean Middle Paleolithic

  9. Chapter

    Pages 137-147

    Monospecific or Species-Dominated Faunal Assemblages During the Middle Paleolithic in Europe

  10. Chapter

    Pages 149-169

    Middle Paleolithic Settlement Patterns in the Levant

  11. Chapter

    Pages 171-188

    Housekeeping, Neandertal-Style

  12. Chapter

    Pages 189-211

    The Middle Paleolithic of the Levant

  13. Chapter

    Pages 213-231

    Middle Paleolithic Subsistence Ecology in the Mediterranean Region

  14. Chapter

    Pages 233-255

    Projectile Technologies of the African MSA

  15. Chapter

    Pages 257-277

    From Acheulean to Middle Stone Age in the Kapthurin Formation, Kenya

  16. Chapter

    Pages 279-294

    The Use of Space in the Late Middle Stone Age of Rose Cottage Cave, South Africa

  17. Chapter

    Pages 295-304

    “Now You See it, Now You Don't”—Modern Human Behavior in the Middle Paleolithic

  18. Chapter

    Pages 305-325

    Between Observations and Models

  19. Back Matter

    Pages 327-332