The Middle and Upper Paleolithic archeology of the Levant and beyond / Yoshihiro Nishiaki, Takeru Akazawa, editors.

Singapore : Springer, [2018]
x, 218 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 29 cm.
Conference Name:
International Conference on "Replacement of Neanderthals by Modern Humans" (2nd : 2014 : Hokkaido, Japan)
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Paleolithic period -- Middle East.
Paleolithic period -- Caucasus.
Paleolithic period -- South Asia.
Prehistoric peoples -- Middle East.
Prehistoric peoples -- Caucasus.
Prehistoric peoples -- South Asia.
Middle East -- Antiquities.
Caucasus -- Antiquities.
South Asia -- Antiquities.
Paleolithic period.
Prehistoric peoples.
Middle East.
South Asia.
1. Archeological issues in the Middle and Upper Paleolithic of the Levant and its neighboring regions / Yoshihiro Nishiaki and Takeru Akazawa
Part I. The Levant. 2. An open-air site at Nesher Ramla, Israel, and new insights into Levantine Middle Paleolithic technology and site use / Yossi Zaidner, Laura Centi, Marion Prevost, Maayan Shemer, and Oz Varoner ; 3. A week in the life of the Mousterian hunter / Gonen Sharon ; 4. Chrono-cultural considerations of Middle Paleolithic occurrences at Manot Cave (western Galilee), Israel / Ofer Marder, Omry Barzilai, Talia Abulafia, Israel Hershkovitz, and Mae Goder-Goldberger ; 5. Middle Palaeolithic flint mines in Mount Carmel : an alternative interpretation / Avraham Ronen ; 6. Initial Upper Paleolithic elements of the Keoue Cave, Lebanon / Yoshihiro Nishiaki ; 7. The Ahmarian in the context of the earlier Upper Palaeolithic in the Near East / Nigel Goring-Morris and Anna Belfer-Cohen ; 8. Ahmarian or Levantine Aurignacian? : Wadi Kharar 16R and new insights into the Upper Palaeolithic lithic technology in the northeastern Levant / Seiji Kadowaki
Part II. The neighboring regions of the Levant. 9. Living on the edge : the earliest modern human settlement of the Armenian Highlands in Aghitu-3 Cave / Andreas Taller, Boris Gasparyan, and Andrew W. Kandel ; 10. The Middle to Upper Paleolithic transition in the Zagros : the appearance and evolution of the Baradostian / Sonia Shidrang ; 11. Upper Palaeolithic raw material economy in the southern Zagros Mountains of Iran / Elham Ghasidian and Saman Heydari-Guran ; 12. Neanderthals and modern humans in the Indus Valley? : the middle and late (Upper) Palaeolithic settlement of Sindh, a forgotten region of the Indian subcontinent / Paolo Biagi and Elisabetta Starnini ; 13. Ecological niche and least-cost path analyses to estimate optimal migration routes of initial Upper Palaeolithic populations to Eurasia / Yasuhisa Kondo, Katsuhiro Sano, Takayuki Omori, Ayako Abe-Ouchi, Wing-Le Chan, Seiji Kadowaki, Masaki Naganuma, Ryouta O╩╝ishi, Takashi Oguchi, Yoshihiro Nishiaki, and Minoru Yoneda.
"This Springer imprint is published by Springer Nature"--Title page verso.
Results from sessions of the Second International Conference on the Replacement of Neanderthals by Modern Humans, held November 30-December 6, 2014, in Hokkaido, Japan. (Page [4] of cover)
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Nishiaki, Yoshihiro, editor.
Akazawa, Takeru, 1938- editor.