The Resource Another Tasmanian paradox, Ian Gilligan

Another Tasmanian paradox, Ian Gilligan

Label
Another Tasmanian paradox
Title
Another Tasmanian paradox
Statement of responsibility
Ian Gilligan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NU
Dissertation note
Thesis (M. Phil.)--Dept. of Prehistoric & Historical Archaeology, Faculty of Arts, University of Sydney, 2005.
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • theses
Target audience
specialized
Label
Another Tasmanian paradox, Ian Gilligan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"January 2005"
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p.[240]-301
Contents
The Tasmanian paradox; Another Tasmanian paradox; Relevant issues: ethnography, archaeology, environment, morphology, physiology; Thermal issues: cold tolerance and clothing requirements: Australian Aborigines, wind chill, clothing requirements, simple vs complex clothes; Morphological cold adaptations: Aboriginal morphology, Birdsell's data, Tasmanian Aborigines, Tasmanian morphology and the clothing paradox; Thesis rationale: local context, wider context; Thesis structure: three studies: ethnography, morphology, prehistory -- Study 1: Ethnography: introduction; Aims; Materials: ethnographic records; the data base; Method : null hypotheses, data limitations and screening, testing for temporal trends: trends by decade, pre-settlement vs settlement eras; Testing for thermal trends; Testing for disconformity in Tasmania; Statistical analyses : chi-square tests; Results: data examination : excluded cases; geographical coverage; temporal trends; analyses: clothing; shelter; morphology -- Study 2: Morphology: materials and methods: morphological data, environmental data, statistical analyses; Results: correlation coefficients, factor analyses, osteological analyses; Discussion; Conclusions -- Study 3: Prehistory: Introduction: the southwest surprises; ethnographic evidence; human cold tolerance; Wind chill; Thermal environments: present, past: geomorphology, isotope geochemistry, palynology, sea level studies, summary of palaeoenvironmental data -- Discussion: Study 1 : ethnography; Study 2: morphology; Study 3: prehistory -- Further issues: Ethnography: Tierra del Fuego - another clothing paradox?; Morphology: other adaptive Tasmanian features; Prehistory: bone tools; stone tools; Faunal targeting; Dietary requirements; Animal skins; Tasmania and ice age Europe -- Volume 2 : Appendices : A1 : Ethnographic database : list of ethnographic cases : Tasmania pre-1803; Tasmania post-1803; Mainland pre-1788; Mainland post-1788 -- Birdsell re-analysis : correlation results : morphological variables; Dental variables; Serological variables
Control code
000028555442
Dimensions
30 cm
Extent
xxv, 779 p.
Governing access note
Open access - Reading ; Open copying for private study, Closed quotation. Not for Inter library loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Josephine Flood
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps;
Stock number
MAR13/032
System control number
(OCoLC)224637817
Label
Another Tasmanian paradox, Ian Gilligan
Publication
Note
"January 2005"
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p.[240]-301
Contents
The Tasmanian paradox; Another Tasmanian paradox; Relevant issues: ethnography, archaeology, environment, morphology, physiology; Thermal issues: cold tolerance and clothing requirements: Australian Aborigines, wind chill, clothing requirements, simple vs complex clothes; Morphological cold adaptations: Aboriginal morphology, Birdsell's data, Tasmanian Aborigines, Tasmanian morphology and the clothing paradox; Thesis rationale: local context, wider context; Thesis structure: three studies: ethnography, morphology, prehistory -- Study 1: Ethnography: introduction; Aims; Materials: ethnographic records; the data base; Method : null hypotheses, data limitations and screening, testing for temporal trends: trends by decade, pre-settlement vs settlement eras; Testing for thermal trends; Testing for disconformity in Tasmania; Statistical analyses : chi-square tests; Results: data examination : excluded cases; geographical coverage; temporal trends; analyses: clothing; shelter; morphology -- Study 2: Morphology: materials and methods: morphological data, environmental data, statistical analyses; Results: correlation coefficients, factor analyses, osteological analyses; Discussion; Conclusions -- Study 3: Prehistory: Introduction: the southwest surprises; ethnographic evidence; human cold tolerance; Wind chill; Thermal environments: present, past: geomorphology, isotope geochemistry, palynology, sea level studies, summary of palaeoenvironmental data -- Discussion: Study 1 : ethnography; Study 2: morphology; Study 3: prehistory -- Further issues: Ethnography: Tierra del Fuego - another clothing paradox?; Morphology: other adaptive Tasmanian features; Prehistory: bone tools; stone tools; Faunal targeting; Dietary requirements; Animal skins; Tasmania and ice age Europe -- Volume 2 : Appendices : A1 : Ethnographic database : list of ethnographic cases : Tasmania pre-1803; Tasmania post-1803; Mainland pre-1788; Mainland post-1788 -- Birdsell re-analysis : correlation results : morphological variables; Dental variables; Serological variables
Control code
000028555442
Dimensions
30 cm
Extent
xxv, 779 p.
Governing access note
Open access - Reading ; Open copying for private study, Closed quotation. Not for Inter library loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Josephine Flood
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps;
Stock number
MAR13/032
System control number
(OCoLC)224637817

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