General Zooarchaeology Books

Listed here are some great books on zooarchaeology (or archaeozoology, depending on where you’re from):

Klein, R. G. and K. Cruz-Uribe. 1984. The Analysis of Animal Bones from Archeological Sites. Prehistoric Archeology and Ecology Series. University of Chicago Press.

Reitz, E. J. and E. S. Wing. 2008. Zooarchaeology, 2nd ed. Cambridge Manuals in Archaeology. Cambridge University Press.

O’Connor, T. 2000. The Archaeology of Animal Bones. Texas A&M University Press.

Davis, S. J. M. 1987. The Archaeology of Animals. Yale University Press.

Chaplin, R. E. 1971. The Study of Animal Bones from Archaeological Sites. Seminar Press.

Hesse, B. and P. Wapnish. 1985. Animal Bone Archaeology: From Objectives to Analysis. Manuals on Archeology, No. 5. Taraxacum Inc.

Weigelt, J. [trans. J. Schaefer]. 1989. Recent Vertebrate Carcases and their Paleobiological Implications. University of Chicago Press.

Grayson, D. K. 1984. Quantitative Zooarchaeology: Topics in the Analysis of Archaelogical Faunas. Academic Press.

Lyman, R. L. 1994. Vertebrate Taphonomy. Cambridge Manuals in Archaeology. Cambridge University Press.

Lyman, R. L. 2008. Quantitative Paleozoology. Cambridge Manuals in Archaeology. Cambridge University Press.

Sinibaldi, R. W. 2010. What Your Fossils Can Tell You: Vertebrate Morphology, Pathology, and Cultural Modification. Univeristy Press of Florida.

Serjeantson, D. 2009. Birds. Cambridge Manuals in Archaeology. Cambridge University Press.

Hillson, S. 2005. Teeth, 2nd ed. Cambridge Manuals in Archaeology. Cambridge University Press.

Wheeler, A. and A. K. G. Jones. 2009. Fishes. Cambridge Manuals in Archaeology. Cambridge University Press.

Claassen, C. 1999. Shells. Cambridge Manuals in Archaeology. Cambridge University Press.

Lyman, R. L. and K. P. Cannon (eds). 2004. Zooarchaeology and Conservation Biology. University of Utah Press.

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