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By Nimrod Marom,Reuven Yeshuran,Lior Weissbrod,Guy Bar-Oz

Seventeen papers reveal how zooarchaeologists interact with questions of id via culinary references, cattle husbandry practices and land use. Contributions mix hitherto unpublished zooarchaeological facts from areas straddling a large geographic expanse among Greece within the West and India within the East and spanning a time variety from the newest a part of the Palaeolithic to the center a while. The power of a hands-on method of info presentation and interpretation performed basically on the point of the person website – the world of analysis supplying the bread and butter of zooarchaeological paintings performed in southwest Asia – is confirmed. one of the topics explored are transferring identities of past due hunter-gatherers via interactions with settled agrarian societies; the administration of camp websites by means of early complicated hunter-gatherers; approaches of assimilation of Roman culinary practices between Egyptian elites; and the propagation of medieval pilgrim id by utilizing seashell insignia. A wealth of latest info is mentioned and a large choice of functions of analytical ways are utilized to specific case reports in the framework of social and contextual zooarchaeology. the quantity constitutes the lawsuits of the eleventh assembly of the ICAZ operating Group - Archaeozoology of Southwestern Asia and adjoining Areas (ASWA).

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