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Domestication

Ádám Miklósi

in Dog Behaviour, Evolution, and Cognition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199295852
eISBN:
9780191711688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295852.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter deals with one of the most long-debated question about how dogs became domesticated. Traditional understanding of this process was based on the finding of archaeologists that are, ... More


Zooarchaeology: Reconstructing the Natural and Cultural Worlds From Archaeological Faunal Remains

Michael MacKinnon

in The Science of Roman History: Biology, Climate, and the Future of the Past

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691195988
eISBN:
9781400889730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195988.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses zooarchaeological exploration that might be less familiar (but no less important) within the discipline's broader contribution to classical archaeology. Scientific ... More


Colonial and Creole Diets in Eighteenth-Century New Orleans

KENNETH G. KELLY and MEREDITH D. HARDY

in French Colonial Archaeology in the Southeast and Caribbean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036809
eISBN:
9780813041841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036809.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Animal remains from two sites provide an opportunity to examine the colonial diet in French and Spanish occupations of New Orleans between 1715 and 1800. Faunal assemblages from Madame John's Legacy ... More


Evolution of a Taboo: Pigs and People in the Ancient Near East

Max D. Price

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197543276
eISBN:
9780197543306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197543276.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

From their domestication to their taboo, pigs and their shifting roles in the ancient Near East are among the most complicated topics in archaeology. Rejecting monocausal explanations, this book ... More


A History of Paleoecological Research on Sea Otters and Pinnipeds of the Eastern Pacific Rim

R. Lee Lyman

in Human Impacts on Seals, Sea Lions, and Sea Otters: Integrating Archaeology and Ecology in the Northeast Pacific

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267268
eISBN:
9780520948976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267268.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

It is not easy to find an article on the zooarchaeology of marine mammals, or on some prehistoric aspect of marine mammals based on zooarchaeological remains in a natural history journal such as ... More


Trends and Traditions in Southeastern Zooarchaeology

Tanya M. Peres (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049274
eISBN:
9780813050102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049274.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

Trends and Traditions in Southeastern Zooarchaeology offers a synthesis of zooarchaeology's history as an integral part of southeastern archaeology alongside a presentation of contemporary cases that ... More


Habitat, Resource, and Subsistence

James S. Dunbar

in Paleoindian Societies of the Coastal Southeast

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062686
eISBN:
9780813051673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062686.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Habitat is an ecological or environmental area inhabited by a particular species of animal, plant, or other organism. During the late Pleistocene, the Southeast Coastal Plain hosted an unusual mix of ... More


The Motul de San José Animals in an Economic Perspective

Kitty F. Emery

in Motul de San José: Politics, History, and Economy in a Classic Maya Polity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041902
eISBN:
9780813043425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041902.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The animal remains recovered from the site of Motul de San José provide a valuable glimpse of the use of faunal resources within the boundaries of a polity capital. Local polity capitals such as ... More


Animal Resource Use and Exchange at an Inland Maya Port: Zooarchaeological Investigations at Trinidad de Nosotros

Erin Kennedy Thornton

in Motul de San José: Politics, History, and Economy in a Classic Maya Polity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041902
eISBN:
9780813043425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041902.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Analysis of archaeological animal remains from the subsidiary inland port of Trinidad de Nosotros documents how animals were used as dietary, raw material, ritual, and prestige goods from Preclassic ... More


Why Translocate?: Evaluating the Evidence and Reasons for Ancient Human Introductions of Wildlife to California’s Islands

Torben C. Rick, Courtney A. Hofman, and Leslie A. Reeder-Myers

in An Archaeology of Abundance: Reevaluating the Marginality of California's Islands

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056166
eISBN:
9780813053936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056166.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Worldwide, prehistoric hunter-gatherers and horticulturalists translocated a variety of animals and plants to islands. Translocations enhanced island ecosystems, introducing animals and plants used ... More


Consuming Practices: Foodways

Barbara L. Voss

in The Archaeology of Ethnogenesis: Race and Sexuality in Colonial San Francisco

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813061252
eISBN:
9780813051277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061252.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Meal sharing and food consumption were symbolic as well as functional practices for the Spanish-colonial residents of the Presidio of San Francisco. The diet and cuisine of the settlers is ... More


Paleoindian Zooarchaeology in Florida

Rochelle A. Marrinan

in New Directions in the Search for the First Floridians

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781683400738
eISBN:
9781683400875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400738.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter deals with acquiring food, specifically the animal portion of the diet, in the Paleoindian Period. The authors discuss the historical roots of the sub-field in detail. Locations noted in ... More


Domestic and Ritual Meals in the Moundville Chiefdom

H. Edwin Jackson, C. Margaret Scarry, and Susan Scott

in Rethinking Moundville and Its Hinterland

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061665
eISBN:
9780813051093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061665.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Zooarchaeological and archaeobotanical data accumulated by 30 years of modern research in the Moundville polity provide a nearly unparalleled opportunity to examine similarities and differences in ... More


Investigations at the Robinson Site (40SM4)

Dan F. Morse and Tanya M. Peres

in The Cumberland River Archaic of Middle Tennessee

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781683400837
eISBN:
9781683400721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400837.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Excavations at the Robinson Shell Mound site took place during the summer of 1963 and recovered more than 22,000 artifacts during what would be the first modern archaeological investigation of a ... More


Food and Furs at French Fort St. Joseph

Michael S. Nassaney and Terrance J. Martin

in Archaeological Perspectives on the French in the New World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054391
eISBN:
9780813053127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054391.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Fort St. Joseph was an important French trading post in the western Great Lakes for nearly a century. Furs and provisions from the region were exchanged for imported goods such as cloth, metal tools, ... More


Applied Zooarchaeology and Conservation Biology at Nu‘alolo Kai

Alex E. Morrison and Kelley S. Esh

in Abundance and Resilience: Farming and Foraging in Ancient Kaua'i

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839895
eISBN:
9780824868369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839895.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses the usefulness of applied zooarchaeology to conservation biology and habitat management by present examples drawn from the shellfish and avian assemblages of Nuʻalolo Kai. It ... More


Not Much Ado about Mollusks: Zooarchaeological Analysis of Mollusks at Betty’s Hope Plantation in Antigua, West Indies

Alexis Ohman

in An Archaeology and History of a Caribbean Sugar Plantation on Antigua

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401285
eISBN:
9781683401735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401285.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses the ways mollusks were differentially integrated into plantation foodways practices at Betty’s Hope. The focus on mollusk data is significant because it is frequently ... More


The Archaeology of Dogs at the Precontact Site of Nunalleq, Western Alaska

Edouard Masson-MacLean, Ellen McManus-Fry, and Kate Britton

in Dogs: Archaeology beyond Domestication

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066363
eISBN:
9780813058573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066363.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Historically and ethnographically dogs have played a prominent role in the lifeways and lifeworlds of many Arctic and sub-Arctic peoples, and are considered to be a vital aspect of adaptation to ... More


Conclusion: Conceptualizing and Investigating our Relationships with Dogs

Robert J. Losey

in Dogs: Archaeology beyond Domestication

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066363
eISBN:
9780813058573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066363.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The study of our long-term relationships with dogs faces many theoretical and methodological challenges. Recent changes in social sciences provide profound new insights on how dogs and humans share ... More


Introduction

Heather A. Lapham

in Bears: Archaeological and Ethnohistorical Perspectives in Native Eastern North America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401384
eISBN:
9781683401742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401384.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter introduces the volume topic, bears and bear-human relationships in Native Eastern North America, and provides brief summaries of each chapter. It explains how ethnohistory, ... More


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