Book review: The Emergence of Pressure Blade Making (Pierre M. Desrosiers)

  • Christian Steven Hoggard Centre for the Archaeology of Human Origins, University of Southampton.
Keywords: Lithic studies, archaeology, pressure blade making, pressure blades

Abstract


This is a book review on the co-edited volume dedicated to the manufacture of pressure blade making entitled "The Emergence of Pressure Blade Making".

Author Biography

Christian Steven Hoggard, Centre for the Archaeology of Human Origins, University of Southampton.
PhD Student within the Centre for the Archaeology of Human Origins (funded through the AHRC) focussing on the earliest instances of blade technology within the Middle Palaeolithic.

References

C.R.E.P. (Cercle de recherches et d'etudes préhistoriques), 1984. Préhistoire de la pierre taillée 2, économie du débitage laminaire, IIIe table ronde de la technologie lithique, Meudon-Bellevue, octobre 1982. CNRS, Meudon-Bellevue.

Desrosiers, P.M., 2012. The Emergence of Pressure Blade Making - From Origin to Modern Experimentation. Springer Publishing.

Hirth, K.G., 2003. Mesoamerican Lithic Technology. Experimentation and Interpretation. The University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City.
Published
15-Mar-2015
How to Cite
Hoggard, C. (2015). Book review: The Emergence of Pressure Blade Making (Pierre M. Desrosiers). Journal of Lithic Studies, 2(1), 159-160. https://doi.org/10.2218/jls.v2i1.1128