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Community specialisation, standardisation and exchange in a hunter-gatherer society : a case study from Kalkadoon country, northwest Queensland, Australia, by Kevin Edward Tibbett

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Community specialisation, standardisation and exchange in a hunter-gatherer society : a case study from Kalkadoon country, northwest Queensland, Australia
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Community specialisation, standardisation and exchange in a hunter-gatherer society
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a case study from Kalkadoon country, northwest Queensland, Australia
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by Kevin Edward Tibbett
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eng
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Tibbett, Kevin Edward
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Thesis (Ph.D.) - James Cook University, 2005.
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James Cook University
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  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Stone implements
  • Kalkatungu (Australian people)
  • Moondarra, Lake (Qld.)
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Community specialisation, standardisation and exchange in a hunter-gatherer society : a case study from Kalkadoon country, northwest Queensland, Australia, by Kevin Edward Tibbett
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https://researchonline.jcu.edu.au/1255/
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Typescript (photocopy)
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Bibliography: leaves 282-301
Contents
Introduction -- Land and people : introduction; the study area; the natural environment; geology; topography; soils; flora; fauna; summary of the palaeoenvironment at Moondarra; Present climatic conditions at Moondarra; Early contact; Kalkadoon resistance and pastoralism; Early Kalkadoon labour in primary industry; Land systems and land use; Conclusion -- Previous distributional studies, axe studies, theory of standardisation, production and exchange : introduction; Earlier theories of production and exchange; Practical and prestige exchange; Risk and technology; Stone axe research in Australia; Axe size and distance decay; Other lithic distance decay studies; Defining trade routes in the Lake Eyre Basin; Previousr research at Moondarra; Conclusion -- Methods, constraints and definitions : introduction; Definitions: quarries, reduction floors and habitation sites; Survey and mapping techniques; Selection of sites for excavation; Excavation methods; Categorizing raw material; Artefact attributes and recording; Debitage classification; Experimental archaeology; Statistical analysis; Conclusion -- Spatial relationships at Moondarra: introduction; Quarry type profiles; Spatial relationships; Reduction floors; Spatial patterns and interpretations; Conclusion -- Evidence for techniques of quarrying and production at Moondarra : introduction; Aboriginal mining pit MP1; Site location and general description; Excavations at MP1; Demarcation in lithic production; AMS results at MP1; Firing and levering at quarries; Wedging; Anvils; Hammerstones; Axe general reduction sequence; Axe production stages; Axe flake terminations; Grindstones and grinding grooves; Axe grinding grooves in northwest Queensland; Grinding agents; Foreign and discarded axes; Conclusion -- Archaeological excavations and results at R3 and R4 : introduction; Establishing the integrity of R3 and R4; Setting and raw materials at R3 and R4; Surface collection at R3; Excavations at R3; Surface collection at R4; Excavation at: R4, A3, D2, R4; Changes over time at R3 and R4 -- Defining axe production at Moondarra: introduction; Axe production estimates at Moondarra; Fracture mechanics of Moondarra basalt; Correlation of platform variables to mass; Dates and relationships between sites and production; Changing penetrability at R3 -- Interpretation of leilira blades: introduction; Leilira blades; Distribution of large blades; Large blades and habitation sites; Dating blade technology; Conclusion -- Estimating standardisation in axe production: estimating the degree of standardisation; Defining standardisation; Defining standardisation; Measuring standardisation; Factors affecting standardisation; Technological standardisation at Moondarra; Estimating the degree of standardisation; Analysis of standardisation; Conclusion -- Community specialisation and production in northwest Queensland: introduction: degrees of specialisation; Risk and technology; Exchange in hunter-gatherer societies; Embeddedness and specialised procurement; Craft specialisation and complexity; Previous suggestions for specialisation and standardisation; Conclusion -- Nature of archaeological sites at Moondarra: spatial relationships; Excavations; Mining techniques used at Moondarra; Measuring standardisation; Dual procurement systems; Craft specialisation and complexity; Conclusion -- Appendix 1: Lake Moondarra flakes -- Appendix 2: Axe measurements by region
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000043963910
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30 cm.
Extent
xxi, 301, 60, 13 leaves
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Open access - Reading ; Open copying for private study, Closed quotation. Not for Inter Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Mike Smith
Other physical details
ill., maps
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MAR12/065
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(OCoLC)317112889
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Community specialisation, standardisation and exchange in a hunter-gatherer society : a case study from Kalkadoon country, northwest Queensland, Australia, by Kevin Edward Tibbett
Link
https://researchonline.jcu.edu.au/1255/
Publication
Note
Typescript (photocopy)
Bibliography note
Bibliography: leaves 282-301
Contents
Introduction -- Land and people : introduction; the study area; the natural environment; geology; topography; soils; flora; fauna; summary of the palaeoenvironment at Moondarra; Present climatic conditions at Moondarra; Early contact; Kalkadoon resistance and pastoralism; Early Kalkadoon labour in primary industry; Land systems and land use; Conclusion -- Previous distributional studies, axe studies, theory of standardisation, production and exchange : introduction; Earlier theories of production and exchange; Practical and prestige exchange; Risk and technology; Stone axe research in Australia; Axe size and distance decay; Other lithic distance decay studies; Defining trade routes in the Lake Eyre Basin; Previousr research at Moondarra; Conclusion -- Methods, constraints and definitions : introduction; Definitions: quarries, reduction floors and habitation sites; Survey and mapping techniques; Selection of sites for excavation; Excavation methods; Categorizing raw material; Artefact attributes and recording; Debitage classification; Experimental archaeology; Statistical analysis; Conclusion -- Spatial relationships at Moondarra: introduction; Quarry type profiles; Spatial relationships; Reduction floors; Spatial patterns and interpretations; Conclusion -- Evidence for techniques of quarrying and production at Moondarra : introduction; Aboriginal mining pit MP1; Site location and general description; Excavations at MP1; Demarcation in lithic production; AMS results at MP1; Firing and levering at quarries; Wedging; Anvils; Hammerstones; Axe general reduction sequence; Axe production stages; Axe flake terminations; Grindstones and grinding grooves; Axe grinding grooves in northwest Queensland; Grinding agents; Foreign and discarded axes; Conclusion -- Archaeological excavations and results at R3 and R4 : introduction; Establishing the integrity of R3 and R4; Setting and raw materials at R3 and R4; Surface collection at R3; Excavations at R3; Surface collection at R4; Excavation at: R4, A3, D2, R4; Changes over time at R3 and R4 -- Defining axe production at Moondarra: introduction; Axe production estimates at Moondarra; Fracture mechanics of Moondarra basalt; Correlation of platform variables to mass; Dates and relationships between sites and production; Changing penetrability at R3 -- Interpretation of leilira blades: introduction; Leilira blades; Distribution of large blades; Large blades and habitation sites; Dating blade technology; Conclusion -- Estimating standardisation in axe production: estimating the degree of standardisation; Defining standardisation; Defining standardisation; Measuring standardisation; Factors affecting standardisation; Technological standardisation at Moondarra; Estimating the degree of standardisation; Analysis of standardisation; Conclusion -- Community specialisation and production in northwest Queensland: introduction: degrees of specialisation; Risk and technology; Exchange in hunter-gatherer societies; Embeddedness and specialised procurement; Craft specialisation and complexity; Previous suggestions for specialisation and standardisation; Conclusion -- Nature of archaeological sites at Moondarra: spatial relationships; Excavations; Mining techniques used at Moondarra; Measuring standardisation; Dual procurement systems; Craft specialisation and complexity; Conclusion -- Appendix 1: Lake Moondarra flakes -- Appendix 2: Axe measurements by region
Control code
000043963910
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
xxi, 301, 60, 13 leaves
Governing access note
Open access - Reading ; Open copying for private study, Closed quotation. Not for Inter Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Mike Smith
Other physical details
ill., maps
Stock number
MAR12/065
System control number
(OCoLC)317112889

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