Tool Use and Spatial Patterning

Complications and Solution
  • Lawrence H. Keeley
Part of the Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology book series (IDCA)


The concern of this chapter is not the discovery of spatial patterns per se but rather their interpretation, particularly the logical arguments that link spatial patterns, however discovered, with interpretations that address the use of space in prehistoric communities. Specifically, I am concerned with how data on tool utilization can be used in spatial studies.


Stone Tool Principal Component Score American Antiquity Projectile Point Domestic Area 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lawrence H. Keeley
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  1. 1.Department of AnthropologyUniversity of Illinois at ChicagoChicagoUSA

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