The Resource Numerous indications : the archaeology of regional hunter-gatherer behaviour in Northwest Central Queensland, Australia, Malcolm Ridges

Numerous indications : the archaeology of regional hunter-gatherer behaviour in Northwest Central Queensland, Australia, Malcolm Ridges

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Numerous indications : the archaeology of regional hunter-gatherer behaviour in Northwest Central Queensland, Australia
Title
Numerous indications
Title remainder
the archaeology of regional hunter-gatherer behaviour in Northwest Central Queensland, Australia
Statement of responsibility
Malcolm Ridges
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The primary focus of this study was to examine how the archaeological evidence left behind by hunter-gatherers - scatters of stone artefacts and the occasional rock-art site - can contribute to our undestanding of regional hunter-gatherer behaviour
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NUNE
Dissertation note
Thesis (PhD) -- University of New England, 2003.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • theses
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Numerous indications : the archaeology of regional hunter-gatherer behaviour in Northwest Central Queensland, Australia, Malcolm Ridges
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Publication
Note
Photocopy
Bibliography note
Bibliography : leaves 415-430
Contents
Ch. 1: The archaeology of regional behaviour in NW central Queensland; Location of the study; Organisation of the thesis -- Ch. 2: The problem of integrating theory; An alternative theoretical structure; Theorising scale; Implications for archaeology -- Ch. 3: The natural environment : climate, terrain, hydrology, geology, soils/landsystems/geomorphology, vegetation, fauna; NW Queensland archaeology : chronology: Lawn Hill, Selwyn; Rock-art: anthropomorphs-Ross' study; Variation within the anthropomorphic style; Other motif types in the region; Chemical analysis of the paints; Open sites: site definition; Site locations; Environmental units; Site contents; Spatial processes operating in the region -- Ch. 4: The methodological problem; Methodological components: Approaches to investigating archaeological spatial patterning; Spatial analysis; Spatial patterning of rock art: figure distributions, similarity of rock art between sites, links between sites with common figures; Predictive modelling archaelogy; Scales of analysis; Data examined in this study : archaeological database : recorded information, positional accuracy, error checking; Non-archaeological data; Methodological limitations : variables, verification -- Ch. 5: Regional scale modelling; Distribution of archaeological locations; Nominal variables; Ratio variables; Model formation; Location class distributions; Location class variables; Location class models; Regional location models summary -- Ch. 6: Models describing the distribution of archaeological features; Locations with rock-art; Figure frequencies; Figure distributions; Figure composition at sites; Links between art sites; Locations with stone tools; Stone raw materials; Tool types; Archaeological feature distribution summary -- Ch. 7: Sub-regional analysis; The Calton Hills sub-region : stone artefact profile, location types, raw materials, artefact types, summary; The Selwyn Ranges sub-region: stone artefact profile, location types, raw materials, artefact types, chert, summary; Modelling at the local level summary -- Ch. 8: The archaeology of regional Hunter-gatherer behaviour; Location types; Rock-art types; Stone artefacts; Understanding regional behaviour -- Ch. 9: Complexity in regional hunter-gatherer systems; Methodological implications; Implications for the management of cultural heritage : improving the database; Assessment of archaeological significance; Scale and interpreting regional behaviour
Control code
000041203686
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
xv, 433 leaves
Governing access note
Open access reading. Open copying for private study, closed quotation. Not for interlibrary loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Malcolm Ridges
Other physical details
ill., maps
Stock number
MAR12/072
System control number
(OCoLC)225244701
Label
Numerous indications : the archaeology of regional hunter-gatherer behaviour in Northwest Central Queensland, Australia, Malcolm Ridges
Publication
Note
Photocopy
Bibliography note
Bibliography : leaves 415-430
Contents
Ch. 1: The archaeology of regional behaviour in NW central Queensland; Location of the study; Organisation of the thesis -- Ch. 2: The problem of integrating theory; An alternative theoretical structure; Theorising scale; Implications for archaeology -- Ch. 3: The natural environment : climate, terrain, hydrology, geology, soils/landsystems/geomorphology, vegetation, fauna; NW Queensland archaeology : chronology: Lawn Hill, Selwyn; Rock-art: anthropomorphs-Ross' study; Variation within the anthropomorphic style; Other motif types in the region; Chemical analysis of the paints; Open sites: site definition; Site locations; Environmental units; Site contents; Spatial processes operating in the region -- Ch. 4: The methodological problem; Methodological components: Approaches to investigating archaeological spatial patterning; Spatial analysis; Spatial patterning of rock art: figure distributions, similarity of rock art between sites, links between sites with common figures; Predictive modelling archaelogy; Scales of analysis; Data examined in this study : archaeological database : recorded information, positional accuracy, error checking; Non-archaeological data; Methodological limitations : variables, verification -- Ch. 5: Regional scale modelling; Distribution of archaeological locations; Nominal variables; Ratio variables; Model formation; Location class distributions; Location class variables; Location class models; Regional location models summary -- Ch. 6: Models describing the distribution of archaeological features; Locations with rock-art; Figure frequencies; Figure distributions; Figure composition at sites; Links between art sites; Locations with stone tools; Stone raw materials; Tool types; Archaeological feature distribution summary -- Ch. 7: Sub-regional analysis; The Calton Hills sub-region : stone artefact profile, location types, raw materials, artefact types, summary; The Selwyn Ranges sub-region: stone artefact profile, location types, raw materials, artefact types, chert, summary; Modelling at the local level summary -- Ch. 8: The archaeology of regional Hunter-gatherer behaviour; Location types; Rock-art types; Stone artefacts; Understanding regional behaviour -- Ch. 9: Complexity in regional hunter-gatherer systems; Methodological implications; Implications for the management of cultural heritage : improving the database; Assessment of archaeological significance; Scale and interpreting regional behaviour
Control code
000041203686
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
xv, 433 leaves
Governing access note
Open access reading. Open copying for private study, closed quotation. Not for interlibrary loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Malcolm Ridges
Other physical details
ill., maps
Stock number
MAR12/072
System control number
(OCoLC)225244701

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