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Title Projectile technology / edited by Heidi Knecht.
Imprint New York : Plenum Press, [1997]

Series Interdisciplinary contributions to archaeology
Interdisciplinary contributions to archaeology.
Subject Projectile points -- Analysis.
Projectile points -- Classification.
Tools, Prehistoric.
Stone implements.
Alt Name Knecht, Heidi.
Description xviii, 408 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The history and development of projectile technology research / Heidi Knecht -- Factors influencing the use of stone projectile tips: an ethnographic perspective / Christopher J. Ellis -- Middle Paleolithic spear point technology / John J. Shea -- The microwear and morphology of microliths from Gleann Mor / Bill Finlayson and Steven Mithen -- Side-notched and unnotched arrowpoints: assessing functional differences / Andrew L. Christenson -- Sinew-reinforced and composite bows: technology, function, and social implications / Christopher A. Bergman and Edward McEwen -- Contributions of multidisciplinary experimentation to the study of Upper Paleolithic projectile points / Jean-Michel Geneste and Serge Maury -- Projectile points of bone, antler, and stone: experimental explorations of manufacture and use / Heidi Knecht -- Hunting during the Upper Paleolithic: bow, spearthrower, or both? / Pierre Cattelain -- Self-barbed antler spearpoints and evidence of fishing in the Late Upper Paleolithic of Cantabrian Spain / James Pokines and Marcy Krupa -- Technology and variation in arrow design among the Agta of northeastern Luzon / P. Bion Griffin -- Hunting and multifunctional use of bows and arrows: ethnoarchaeology of technological organization among Pumé hunters of Venezuela / Russell D. Greaves -- A comparison of Kua (Botswana) and Hadza (Tanzania) bow and arrow hunting / Laurence E. Bartram, Jr. -- Each according to need and fashion: spear and arrow use among San hunters of the Kalahari / Robert Hitchcock and Peter Bleed -- Projectile points: form, function, and design / Margaret C. Nelson.
ISBN 0306457164
OCLC # 37513070
Table of Contents
Ch. 1The History and Development of Projectile Technology Research / Heidi Knecht3
Ch. 2Factors Influencing the Use of Stone Projectile Tips: An Ethnographic Perspective / Christopher J. Ellis37
Ch. 3Middle Paleolithic Spear Point Technology / John J. Shea79
Ch. 4The Microwear and Morphology of Microliths from Gleann Mor / Bill Finlayson, Steven Mithen107
Ch. 5Side-Notched and Unnotched Arrowpoints: Assessing Functional Differences / Andrew L. Christenson131
Ch. 6Sinew-Reinforced and Composite Bows: Technology, Function, and Social Implications / Christopher A. Bergman, Edward McEwen143
Ch. 7Contributions of Multidisciplinary Experimentation to the Study of Upper Paleolithic Projectile Points / Jean-Michel Geneste, Serge Maury165
Ch. 8Projectile Points of Bone, Antler, and Stone: Experimental Explorations of Manufacture and Use / Heidi Knecht191
Ch. 9Hunting during the Upper Paleolithic: Bow, Spearthrower, or Both? / Pierre Cattelain213
Ch. 10Self-Barbed Antler Spearpoints and Evidence of Fishing in the Late Upper Paleolithic of Cantabrian Spain / James Pokines, Marcy Krupa241
Ch. 11Technology and Variation in Arrow Design among the Agta of Northeastern Luzon / P. Bion Griffin267
Ch. 12Hunting and Multifunctional Use of Bows and Arrows: Ethnoarchaeology of Technological Organization among Pume Hunters of Venezuela / Russell D. Greaves287
Ch. 13A Comparison of Kua (Botswana) and Hadza (Tanzania) Bow and Arrow Hunting / Laurence E. Bartram, Jr.321
Ch. 14Each According to Need and Fashion: Spear and Arrow Use among San Hunters of the Kalahari / Robert Hitchcock, Peter Bleed345
Ch. 15Projectile Points: Form, Function, and Design / Margaret C. Nelson371

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