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Not Just Carbon : assessment and prospects for the application of anthracology in Oceania

Dotte, Emilie; Carah, Xavier; Byrne, Chae


While archaeobotany is increasingly part of archaeological projects in Oceania, the specific sub-discipline focusing on wood charcoal macro-remains (anthracology) continues to be a much underdeveloped field of research in Australia and the Pacific. To initiate a regional framework for anthracology, we present here a review of studies based on wood charcoal analyses that have been implemented in Oceania, and we then present anthracological principles and methods developed in other parts of the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Archaeology in Oceania
DOI: 10.1002/arco.5041


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