John C. Whittaker

341p with figs & illus. (Texas UP 1994, 4th Pb rep 1999)

A fourth reprinting shows that this book is very popular as well as being the most detailed and extensive handbook on flintknapping currently available. Written from the archaeological perspective of interpreting stone tools as well as making them, Whittaker offers detailed, practical information, starting at the beginner level and progressing to discussion of a wide range of techniques. He includes information on necessary tools and materials, as well as step-by-step instructions for making several basic stone tool types, all supported by clear diagrams and illustrations. He concludes by looking at how stone could be used. and the archaeological potential of stone tool analysis. 

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