This quantity offers the present kingdom of information at the osseous projectile weaponry that was once produced via Pleistocene cultures around the globe. via cross-cultural and temporal comparability of producing tools, layout, use equipment, and linked expertise, chapters during this quantity establish and speak about transformations and similarities among those Pleistocene cultures. The primary study questions addressed during this quantity contain: (a) how did osseous weaponry know-how increase and alter via time and will those alterations be tied to environmental and/or social influences?; (b) how did diverse Pleistocene cultures layout and adapt their osseous weaponry expertise to their surroundings in addition to adjustments in that environment?; and (c) will we determine cultural interplay among neighboring teams throughout the research of osseous guns know-how - and if that is so - do we use these things to trace the circulation of peoples and/or principles around the panorama? via addressing those 3 imperative study questions, this quantity creates an built-in knowing of osseous know-how in the course of an important interval in smooth Human cultural improvement so as to be necessary for college students and complicated researchers alike.
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