Zooarchaeology and Historical Archaeology: Progress and Prospects

@article{Landon2005ZooarchaeologyAH,
  title={Zooarchaeology and Historical Archaeology: Progress and Prospects},
  author={David B. Landon},
  journal={Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory},
  year={2005},
  volume={12},
  pages={1-36}
}
  • D. Landon
  • Published 2005
  • History
  • Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory
This review assesses the development and current status of zooarchaeological research in historical archaeology. Analytical issues in recovery, identification, quantification and interpretation are discussed with particular reference to assemblages from historical sites. The results section summarizes the substantive contributions zooarchaeological studies of historical assemblages have made to our understanding of past diet, food production systems, social and cultural variation, and… Expand
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