Title Shell energy : mollusc shells as coastal resources / edited by Geoffrey N. Bailey, Karen Hardy and Abdoulaye Camara
Imprint Oxford : Oxbow Books, 2013
book jacket
 傅{21426  WX CC77.C63 S544 2013    DUE 02-01-22    30530001189356
Descript x, 326 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 29 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction. Shell energy: an introduction / Geoffrey N. Bailey, Karen Hardy, Abdoulaye Camara -- North America. Beyond subsistence: the social and symbolic meanings of shellfish in Northwest Coast societies / Madonna L. Moss ; Revealing the hidden dimensions of Pacific Northwest Coast shell middens / Aubrey Cannon ; Freshwater shell mounds of the Ohio River Valley, USA / Cheryl Claassen ; Prehistoric shell landscapes of the Ten Thousand Islands, Florida / Margo Schwadron ; Invertebrates on San Salvador Island, Bahamas: the use of shellfish as bait / Cheryl Claassen ; Prehistoric shell middens on the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua: food production, structures and site formation / Ignacio Clemente-Conte, Ermengol Gassiot Ballbe, Virginia García-Díaz -- South America. Ceramic sambaquis from the south coast of Brazil / Pedro Ignácio Schmitz ; Coast and hinterland: territory and resource management of the Selknam of Tierra del Fuego, Argentina / Estela Mansur, Raquel Piqué ; Methodological reflections on shell midden archaeology: issues from Tierra del Fuego ethnoarchaeology / Jordi Estévez, Assumpció Vila, Raquel Piqué -- Europe. The shell middens of Scotland's Inner Hebrides / Karen Hardy ; Homes without houses? some comments on an Ertebølle enigma / Peter Rowley-Conwy ; Late glacial and postglacial use of marine resources in the Bay of Biscay, north Spain / Miguel A. Fano [and three others] ; Upper Pleistocene - early Holocene transition at La Garma A Cave (Omoño, Cantabria, Spain) : preliminary report on the marine molluscs / Esteban Álvarez-Fernández -- Africa. Ethnoarchaeology of Senegambian shell middens / Moustapha Sall ; Senegambian shell middens and burials--a heritage in danger / Mandiomé Thiam ; Ceramic decorations from the Songon Kassemblé shell midden, Côte d'Ivoire : a contribution to the understanding of decorative symbols in Africa / Siméon Kouakou Kouassi ; Mega shell middens and hunter-gatherer resource intensification along the west coast of south Africa / Antonieta jerardino ; Mid-Holocene shell middens in Eritrea / Daniella E. Bar-Yosef-Mayer, Amanuel Beyin -- Asia and Australia. Shell mounds of the Farasan Islands, Saudi Arabia / Geoffrey N. Bailey [and two others] ; Subsistence patterns of the hunter-gatherers of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands : a case study in south Andaman / Asok Datta, Manomay Ghosh ; The Higashimyo site of Saga City, Japan : waterlogged shell middens of the Initial Jomon period / AAkira Matsui ; Prehistoric utilization of shells in the Lenggong Valley, Perak, Malaysia / Mokhtar Saidin ; Identifying worked shell : a consideration of methodological issues with particular reference to Pleistocene contexts / Katherine Szabó ; 'Dead men and dreamings' : some reflections on An-barra archaeology, Australia / Sally Brockwell -- Conclusion. Shell energy : an overview / Peter Woodman
Subject Kitchen-middens
Coastal archaeology
Fish remains (Archaeology)
Alt Author Bailey, G. N., 1948- editor