Table of contents for Mesoamerican lithic technology : experimentation and interpretation / edited by Kenneth G. Hirth.


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Contents
List of Figures
List of Tables
Preface
Jacques Tixier
1. Experimentation and Interpretation in Mesoamerican Lithic Technology
Kenneth G. Hirth
2. The Behavioral Model in Maya Core-Blade Technology: A Historical View
Payson Sheets
3. A Review of Twentieth-Century Mesoamerican Obsidian Studies
John E. Clark
4. Blade-Making Techniques from the Old World: Insights and Applications to Mesoamerican Obsidian Lithic Technology
Jacques Pelegrin
5. Mexica Blade Making with Wooden Tools: Recent Experimental Insights
Gene L. Titmus and John E. Clark
6. Handheld Prismatic Blade Manufacture in Mesoamerica
J. Jeffrey Flenniken and Kenneth G. Hirth
7. Pecked and Scored Initiations: Early Classic Core-Blade Production in the Central Maya Lowlands
Rissa M. Trachman and Gene L. Titmus
8. Measurable Flintknapping
Peter Kelterborn
9. The Maya Eccentric: Evidence for the Use of the Indirect Percussion Technique in Mesoamerica from Preliminary Experiments Concerning Their Manufacture
Gene L. Titmus and James C. Woods
10. Alternative Techniques for Producing Mesoamerican-Style Pressure Flaking Patterns on Obsidian Bifaces
Kenneth G. Hirth, Gene L. Titmus, J. Jeffrey Flenniken, and Jacques Tixier
11. From the Quarry Pit to the Trash Pit: Comparative Core-Blade Technology at Tula, Hidalgo, and the Ucareo Obsidian Source Region
Dan Healan
12. The Kaminaljuyu Production Sequence for Obsidian Prismatic Blades: Technological Characteristics and Research Questions
Kenneth G. Hirth
13. The Xochicalco Production Sequence for Obsidian Prismatic Blades: Technological Analysis and Experimental Inferences
Kenneth G. Hirth, Bradford Andrews, and J. Jeffrey Flenniken
14. Biface Production and Craft Specialization: A View from Sierra de las Navajas, Hidalgo
Alejandro Pastrana and Kenneth G. Hirth
15. Measuring Prehistoric Craftsman Skill: Contemplating Its Application to Mesoamerican Core-Blade Research
Bradford Andrews
16. Craftsmanship and Craft Specialization
John E. Clark
17. Experimentation and Interpretation in Mesoamerican Lithic Technology: A Look to the Future
Kenneth G. Hirth, Peter Kelterborn, Jacques Pelegrin, and Bradford Andrews
Appendix A: Bibliography of Quarry Studies
John E. Clark
Appendix B: Publication History of Major Journals
John E. Clark
Appendix C: Bibliography of Dissertations and Theses
John E. Clark
Appendix D: Combined Bibliography of Journal Samples, Dissertations, and Theses
John E. Clark
Appendix E: Bibliography of Replication and Ethnographic Studies
John E. Clark
Appendix F: Explanation of the Cases Documented in Table 16.2
John E. Clark
References
List of Contributors
Index
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Indians of Mexico Implements Congresses, Indians of Central America Implements Congresses, Obsidian implements Mexico Congresses, Obsidian implements Central America Congresses, Flintknapping Mexico Congresses, Flintknapping Central America Congresses, Mexico Antiquities Congresses, Central America Antiquities Congresses