The Tortoise and the Hare

@article{Stiner2000TheTA,
  title={The Tortoise and the Hare},
  author={Mary C. Stiner and Natalie D. Munro and Todd A. Surovell},
  journal={Current Anthropology},
  year={2000},
  volume={41},
  pages={39 - 79}
}
This study illustrates the potential of small‐game data for identifying and dating Paleolithic demographic pulses such as those associated with modern human origins and the later evolution of food‐producing economies. Archaeofaunal series from Israel and Italy serve as our examples. Three important implications of this study are that (1) early Middle Paleolithic populations were exceptionally small and highly dispersed, (2) the first major population growth pulse in the eastern Mediterranean… 
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