3 edition of Ethnoarchaeology and Hunter-Gatherers (British Archaeological Reports (BAR) International) found in the catalog.
December 12, 2001
Written in English
|Contributions||K.J. Fewster (Editor), M. Zvelebil (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||157|
This book has impact not only on ethnoarchaeology and hunter-gatherer archaeology, but also on debates in archaeological theory as a whole." —Ian Hodder, Stanford University "Politis presents the finest treatise yet on the archaeology of a living Amazonian society. This book has impact not only on ethnoarchaeology and hunter-gatherer archaeology, but also on debates in archaeological theory as a whole." —Ian Hodder, Stanford University "Politis presents the finest treatise yet on the archaeology of a living Amazonian society.
tems, etc. They are not "pristine hunter-gatherers" if they are hunter-gatherers at all. A second pur-pose of the book is to negate what Kent saw as a strong tendency to homogenize and stereotype the cultural and organizational diversity among mod-em hunter-gatherers by showing the great cultural diversity among hunter-gatherers at the heart of the. Hunter-gatherers were prehistoric nomadic groups that harnessed the use of fire, developed intricate knowledge of plant life and refined technology for hunting.
Lee and Daly’s () Cambridge Encyclopedia of Hunter-Gatherers provides good introductions to many groups and lists key ethnographic sources. Lewis Binford’s () Constructing Frames of Reference is a massive compilation of ethnographic data on hunter-gatherers and has extensive sources cited on hundreds of groups. 3. Historical frames of reference for 'hunter-gatherers', Mark Pluciennik 4. Adaptive and ecological approaches to the study of hunter-gatherers, Raven Garvey and Robery Bettinger 5. Historical and humanist perspectives on hunter-gatherers, Aubrey Cannon 6. Hunter-gatherer-fishers, ethnoarchaeology and analogical reasoning, Paul J. Lane 7.
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Ethnoarchaeology is a research technique in archaeology that uses present-day ethnographic information to inform remains of sites. Applied first in the late 19th century and at its height in the s and s, the practice has decreased in the 21st century.
Nunamiut ethnoarchaeology. Studies in Archeology. New York: Academic Press. E-mail Citation» This highly critiqued but valuable book recommends the middle-range theory as a guide to the use of ethnographic data in archaeological explanation.
Fewster, Katherine J. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ethnoarchaeology and hunter-gatherers. Oxford, England: Archaeopress, (OCoLC) Document Type.
Archaeologists have made frequent use of ethnographic data and observations to assist with the interpretation of traces of ancient hunter-gatherer-fisher settlements and activities. Since the mid-twentieth century, archaeologists have increasingly been involved directly in the collection of such information, giving rise to a distinct disciplinary subfield known as ‘ethnoarchaeology’, and Cited by: We present an integrated study combining ethnoarchaeology and Ethnographic data was collected from an habitation site of contemporary hunter-gatherers in the forests of South India, aimed at.
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This book provides a comprehensive review of hunter-gatherer studies, tracing histories of research and undertaking detailed regional and thematic case-studies that span the archaeology, history and anthropology of hunter gatherers,concluding with an in-depth review of the main opportunities, research questions, and moral obligations that lie.
From Gustavo Politis, one of the most renowned South American archaeologists, comes the first in-depth study in English of the last “undiscovered” people of the Amazon.
His work is groundbreaking and urgent, both because of encroaching guerrilla violence that makes Nukak existence perilously fragile, and because his work with the Nukak represented one of the last opportunities to.
Violence and Warfare among Hunter-Gatherers. Ethnoarchaeology: Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. Anthropologists use the term hunter-gatherers to describe a type of lifestyle that existed in discrete areas until the 21st century. Historians have determined that all humans were hunter-gatherers before the advent of agriculture.
The tools used by hunter-gatherer societies to hunt animals were bows and arrows and harpoons. Hunter-gatherer culture is a type of subsistence lifestyle that relies on hunting and fishing animals and foraging for wild vegetation and other nutrients like honey, for food.
Until approximat years ago, all humans practiced hunting-gathering. Anthropologists have discovered evidence for the practice of hunter-gatherer culture by modern humans (Homo sapiens) and their distant.
Chapter in book (Refereed) Place, publisher, year, edition, pages Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. Keyword [en] ethnoarchaeology, hunter-gatherers, analogy, archaeological interpretation National Category Archaeology Research subject Archaeology Identifiers.
Lewis Roberts Binford (Novem – Ap ) was an American archaeologist known for his influential work in archaeological theory, ethnoarchaeology and the Paleolithic period. He is widely considered among the most influential archaeologists of the later 20th century, and is credited with fundamentally changing the field with the introduction of processual archaeology (or the.
The Anthropology of Hunter-Gatherers: Key Themes for Archaeologists (Debates in Archaeology) This book provides a basic introduction to key debates in the study of hunter-gatherers, specifically from an anthropological perspective, but designed fo.
He is the author of four books, 92 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals, and 65 book chapters. His main research topics include the archaeology of the Pampean and Northeast regions of Argentina, the early peopling of the Americas, ethnoarchaeology of south American tropical forest hunter-gatherers and archaeological history.
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“We might pity hunter-gatherers for their stuck simplicity, but we would err. They held extensive knowledge, knew deep secrets of their lands and creatures.
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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Anthropology’s approach to hunter-gatherer ecology and adaptations has changed remarkably from the Enlightenment to the present. Paradigm shifts, turning on the issues of adaptive scale and the degree to which humans are subject to natural selection, have led to descriptions of hunter-gatherer adaptations as, alternately, facile and backward or elegant and forward-thinking.
Western Book Review "The editors of "Hunter-Gatherers" provide undergraduate and postgraduate students with a set of accessible and balanced reviews of topic, which are currently discussed.
The volume is a very useful reference text for teachers and especially students of cultural and social anthropology, archaeology, biological anthropology. Book August Experimental Ethnoarchaeology: Studying Hunter-Gatherers at the Uttermost End of the Earth.
Discussion of hunter-gatherers shows them to be varied and flexible, but. The diversity of hunter-gatherer lifeways has been significantly narrowed by western colonial expansion over the last years. While new forms of hunter-gatherer organisation emerged as a result of contact with states (Martindale ; Wilmsen ), many examples disappeared as a result of contact, or even in advance of it (Pluciennik ; Murdock13).View Hunter-Gatherer Archaeology Research Papers on for free.Hunter-gatherers are the quintessential anthropological topic.
They constitute the subject matter that, in the last instance, separates anthropology from its sister social science disciplines: psychology, sociology, economics, and political science. In that central position, hunter-gatherers are.