Includes bibliographical references (p. 104-117) and index.
Through a case study of the results from London, this book provides an introduction to, and survey of the discipline of archaeoentomology. Alongside a chronological analysis of the evidence from insect remains which has been uncovered in London, David Smith outlines the techniques and technical issues involved, and showcases the variety of ways in which insect remains can be used to interpret the archaeological record. A picture is built up of landscape and landscape change as well as urban development and changes in living conditions. (source: Nielsen Book Data)