An expanded and improved edition of an established text reflecting recent developments in zooarchaeology.
2. Zooarchaeological history and theory;
3. Basic biology;
5. Disposal of faunal remains and sample recovery;
6. Gathering primary data;
7. Secondary data;
8. Humans as predators: subsistence strategies and other uses of animals;
9. Control of animals through domestication;
10. Evidences for past environmental conditions;
Elizabeth J. Reitz is professor of anthropology at the Georgia Museum of Natural History, University of Georgia. Her work is based on the identification and interpretation of animal remains from coastal archaeological sites, particularly in South America, the Caribbean, and the southeastern United States. She is the co-author and co-editor of several volumes, as well as the author of over 150 articles and chapters in books. Elizabeth S. Wing is Curator Emeritus at the Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida. Co-author of two books and author of many scholarly articles, she received the Fryxell Award from the Society for American Archaeology in 1996 for distinguished contributions to archaeology through interdisciplinary research. In 2006, Dr Wing was elected to the National Academy of Sciences and received the President's Medal from the University of Florida.