This book employs new analytical techniques to expand our knowledge of Neandertal life in what is now southwestern France. Written by a senior researcher who developed sophisticated methods for analyzing chipped stone and animal bone artifacts, it adds significantly to scientific understanding of the Neandertals.
Arthur J. Jelinek is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the School of Anthropology, University of Arizona, Tucson. He received his PhD in anthropology from the University of Michigan in 1960. In addition to other professional recognition, he was the first recipient of the University of Arizona Department of Anthropology Raymond H. Thompson Award for Distinguished Service to Anthropology.