Dogs Through Time: An Archaeological Perspective ; Proceedings of the 1st ICAZ Symposium on the History of the Domestic Dog ; Eighth Congress of the International Council for Archaeozoology (ICAZ98), August 23-29, 1998, Victoria, B.C., Canada

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Archaeopress, 2000 - Social Science - 343 pages
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Proceedings of the 1st ICAZ Symposium on the History of the Domestic Dog,

Eighth Congress of the International Council for Archaeozoology (ICAZ98), August 23-29, 1998, Victoria, B.C., Canada

The remains of domestic dogs are found in archaeological sites around the world, providing an unexpected global link between archaeologists regardless of the cultures they study. Dogs were the first animal to establish a domestic relationship with humans and thus have the longest archaeological history of any domesticate. Due to this wide-spread distribution over time and space, the dog is literally the only animal that prehistorians have in common. Therefore the questions which still need answering regarding the history of the dog are relevant to virtually all archaeologists no matter where they work. The contributors hope that the presentation of these Congress papers in one volume will not only enlighten colleagues and non-professionals alike, in terms of what is presently known about the history of dogs, but will also encourage more consistent and rigorous data collection and reporting of archaeological dog remains in future. A fascinating and original work. Richly illustrated.

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Introduction J CluttonBrock
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a role for thyroid hormone physiology in domestication changes
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Domestication of wolves in Central European Madalenian sites R Musil
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Susan Janet Crockford

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