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The Resource Prehistoric hunter-gatherers : the emergence of cultural complexity, edited by T. Douglas Price, James A. Brown

Prehistoric hunter-gatherers : the emergence of cultural complexity, edited by T. Douglas Price, James A. Brown

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Prehistoric hunter-gatherers : the emergence of cultural complexity
Title
Prehistoric hunter-gatherers
Title remainder
the emergence of cultural complexity
Statement of responsibility
edited by T. Douglas Price, James A. Brown
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Book written by archaeologists on the subject of culture change and complexity. Focuses specifically on the emergence of cultural complexity among hunter-gatherers. Highlights the variety of adaptations that characterize prehistoric hunter-gatherers as well as delineating some of the primary features of social complexity. Includes a chapter: Whaling as an organizing focus in northwestern Alaskan Eskimo societies by Glenn W. Sheehan
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DLC
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1934-
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  • Price, T. Douglas
  • Brown, James Allison
Series statement
Studies in archaeology
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  • Prehistoric peoples
  • Hunting and gathering societies
  • Social evolution
  • Anthropology, Cultural
  • Cross-Cultural Comparison
Label
Prehistoric hunter-gatherers : the emergence of cultural complexity, edited by T. Douglas Price, James A. Brown
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Aspects of hunter-gatherer complexity / T. Douglas Price and James A. Brown -- Prehistoric developments in the American midcontinent and in Brittany, northwest France / Barbara Bender -- Complexity and scale in the study of fisher-gatherer-hunters : an example from the eastern United States / William H. Marquardt -- Prehistoric hunter-gatherers : the meaning of social complexity / Mark Nathan Cohen -- Whaling as an organizing focus in northwestern Alaskan Eskimo societies / Glenn W. Sheehan -- Hierarchies, stress, and logistical strategies among hunter-gatherers in northwestern North America / Kenneth M. Ames -- Complex hunter-gatherers in interior British Columbia / Brian Hayden ... [et al.] -- Long-term trends to sedentism and the emergence of complexity in the American Midwest / James A. Brown -- Patterns of intensification as seen from the Upper Paleolithic of the Central Russian Plain / Olga Soffer -- The ecological basis of social complexity in the Upper Paleolithic of southwestern France / Paul A. Mellars -- Ritual communication, social elaboration, and the variable trajectories of Paleolithic material culture / Margaret W. Conkey -- Mobility in the early Mesolithic of northwestern Europe : an alternative explanation / Peter C. Woodman -- Affluent foragers of Mesolithic southern Scandinavia / T. Douglas Price -- Preagricultural sedentism : the Natufian example / Donald O. Henry -- Intensification and Australian prehistory / Harry Lourandos -- "Now let's invent agriculture-" : a critical review of concepts of complexity and hunter-gatherers / Richard A. Gould -- Complex hunter-gatherers : retrospect and prospect / James A. Brown and T. Douglas Price
Control code
10726914
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 450 pages
Isbn
9780125647502
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)751602
Label
Prehistoric hunter-gatherers : the emergence of cultural complexity, edited by T. Douglas Price, James A. Brown
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Aspects of hunter-gatherer complexity / T. Douglas Price and James A. Brown -- Prehistoric developments in the American midcontinent and in Brittany, northwest France / Barbara Bender -- Complexity and scale in the study of fisher-gatherer-hunters : an example from the eastern United States / William H. Marquardt -- Prehistoric hunter-gatherers : the meaning of social complexity / Mark Nathan Cohen -- Whaling as an organizing focus in northwestern Alaskan Eskimo societies / Glenn W. Sheehan -- Hierarchies, stress, and logistical strategies among hunter-gatherers in northwestern North America / Kenneth M. Ames -- Complex hunter-gatherers in interior British Columbia / Brian Hayden ... [et al.] -- Long-term trends to sedentism and the emergence of complexity in the American Midwest / James A. Brown -- Patterns of intensification as seen from the Upper Paleolithic of the Central Russian Plain / Olga Soffer -- The ecological basis of social complexity in the Upper Paleolithic of southwestern France / Paul A. Mellars -- Ritual communication, social elaboration, and the variable trajectories of Paleolithic material culture / Margaret W. Conkey -- Mobility in the early Mesolithic of northwestern Europe : an alternative explanation / Peter C. Woodman -- Affluent foragers of Mesolithic southern Scandinavia / T. Douglas Price -- Preagricultural sedentism : the Natufian example / Donald O. Henry -- Intensification and Australian prehistory / Harry Lourandos -- "Now let's invent agriculture-" : a critical review of concepts of complexity and hunter-gatherers / Richard A. Gould -- Complex hunter-gatherers : retrospect and prospect / James A. Brown and T. Douglas Price
Control code
10726914
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 450 pages
Isbn
9780125647502
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)751602

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