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Folsom Lithic Technology: Explorations in Structure and Variation

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Volume 12

International Monographs in Prehistory: Archaeological Series

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Folsom Lithic Technology

Explorations in Structure and Variation

Edited by Daniel S. Amick

213 pages, illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-87962-127-5 $179.00/£132.00 / Hb / Published (December 1999)

ISBN  978-1-87962-126-8 $59.95/£47.95 / Pb / Published (December 1999)

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This book offers a series of studies focused on the analysis of stone tool technology of the Folsom Culture. The analyses presented here use comparative methods to identify patterns of lithic assemblage structure and variation that provide insights into the organization of Folsom technology and lifeways, considering multiple aspects of Folsom technology including: tool manufacture and reduction system modeling, studies of raw material variation, use-wear, technological variation in weaponry assemblages, and the organization of technology. They thus contribute substantially to a growing understanding of the patterns and processes in Folsom technology and the causes of diversity within Folsom lithic assemblages.

Daniel S. Amick is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Loyola University Chicago. He holds a PhD in Anthropology from the University of New Mexico.

Subject: Archaeology
Area: North America


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