Introductory guide to the analysis of plant phytoliths in archaeology.
Introduction : with a short history of phytolith research -- The production, deposition, and dissolution of phytoliths -- Phytolith morphology -- Phytoliths in domesticated plants and their wild ancestors -- Field techniques and research design -- Laboratory techniques -- The interpretation of phytolith assemblages : method and theory -- The role of phytoliths in archaeology -- The role of phytoliths in paleoecology.
Number Of Pages: 248
Published: 22nd July 2013
Publisher: University Press of America