Les stratégies de production des outils au Paléolithique Moyen: Contribution à la compréhension du comportement des Néandertaliens

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SKU: 9781841713151
Author: Vande Walle, Hélène
Publication Date: 12/31/2002
Publisher: British Archaeological Reports Oxford Ltd
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book
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Description

This ambitious study aims to explore the decision-making processes of Neanderthals when making and selecting tools, from selecting the raw material to the finished tool and its use. Based on lithic assemblages from sites in north-east and south-central France, Walle detects a number of different strategies employed, highlights the complexities of tool production and the significance of both choice and intention in the thought processes of the Neanderthals. The lithic data is presented in tabular form and many examples are illustrated. French text.