This book includes a collection of papers, dedicated to Tjalling Waterbolk, on various topics, including palaeobotanical and archaeological research, prehistoric settlement in the province of Drenthe and the coastal areas of Groningen and Friesland, and radiocarbon dating of archaeological samples.
1. Late Homo erectus or Ngandong man of Java 2. Bronze Age connections: France and the Netherlands 3. Bog trackways in the Netherlands 4. Late Pleistocene/Holocene hunter-gatherers of Sulawesi 5. Palynological evidence from Quaternary sediments in Southeast Asia, a review 6. Mesolithic hearth-pits in the Veenkolonién (prov. Groningen, the Netherlands), defining a specific use of fire in the Mesolithic 7. Change and continuity in rural settlement in Drenthe from the Neolithic onwards: A reconsideration of traditional and current opinions 8. Age and sex composition of Epipalaeolithic fallow deer and wild goat from Ksar ’Akil 9. A chieftain’s residence at Peelo: A preliminary report on the 1987 excavations 10. Leeuwarden and trade between c. 800 and 1200 AD 11. Palynological investigations in the northern Netherlands (the Drenthe Plateau) 12. Automatic radiocarbon calibration: Illustrative examples 13. Poultry and fowling at the Roman castellum Velsen 1 14. Ilipinar in the prehistory of Northwest Anatolia 15. Some aspects of research on mites (Acari) in archaeological samples 16. A progress report on the Rhenen industry (Central Netherlands) and its stratigraphical context 17. Exploitation of fur animals in Neolithic Swifterbant and Hazendonk (Central and western Netherlands)