The Resource Living archaeology, R.A. Gould

Living archaeology, R.A. Gould

Label
Living archaeology
Title
Living archaeology
Statement of responsibility
R.A. Gould
Creator
Subject
Summary
Theory and methodology proposed for ethnoarchaeological studies; adapted behaviour in contemporary Ngatatjara society used to infer adaptive behaviour in prehistoric communities; argument by anomaly preferred to argument by analogy; examples of ethnographic material from numerous contemporary studies related to the archaeological record revealed through excavations and surveys; data drawn from the whole continent with special focus on Western Desert region; includes theories on Aboriginal subsistence, access to resources, man-dog relationships and the importance of lithic and faunal discards
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Gould, Richard A.
Series statement
New studies in archaeology
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Aboriginal Australians
Label
Living archaeology, R.A. Gould
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 255-264
Contents
Introduction: archaeology and the totality of human behavior; 1. Tikatika; 2. Beyond analogy; 3. Behavior and adaptation; 4. Other adaptive models in Aboriginal Australia; 5. The anthropology of human residues; 6. The materialist approach in living archaeology; 7. The importance of being different; 8. Explaining the differences; 9. Antipodean anomalies; 10. Surprise package; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
M0019994
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 270 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collectiom
Isbn
9780521230933
Other physical details
ill.
Stock number
5403b
System control number
0033946
Label
Living archaeology, R.A. Gould
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 255-264
Contents
Introduction: archaeology and the totality of human behavior; 1. Tikatika; 2. Beyond analogy; 3. Behavior and adaptation; 4. Other adaptive models in Aboriginal Australia; 5. The anthropology of human residues; 6. The materialist approach in living archaeology; 7. The importance of being different; 8. Explaining the differences; 9. Antipodean anomalies; 10. Surprise package; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
M0019994
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 270 p.
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 2 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collectiom
Isbn
9780521230933
Other physical details
ill.
Stock number
5403b
System control number
0033946

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