Download e-book for kindle: Structured Worlds: The Archaeology of Hunter-Gatherer by Aubrey Cannon

By Aubrey Cannon

ISBN-10: 1845530802

ISBN-13: 9781845530808

Hunter-gatherer societies are restricted by way of their surroundings and the applied sciences to be had to them. even if, in the past the function of tradition in foraging groups has no longer been largely thought of. 'Structured Worlds' examines the position of cosmology, values, and perceptions within the archaeological histories of hunter-fisher-gatherers. The essays study a variety of cultures - Mesolithic Europe, Siberia, Jomon Japan, the Northwest Coast, the northern Plains, and excessive Arctic of North the USA - to teach the position of conceptual frameworks in subsistence and payment, expertise, mobility, migration, demography, and social association. Spanning from the early Holocene interval to the current day, 'Structured Worlds' attracts on archaeology and ethnography to discover the position of ideals, ritual, and social values within the interplay among foragers and their actual and social panorama. fabric tradition, animal bones and payment styles convey that the behaviours of hunter-gatherers have been formed as a lot through cultural innovations as through fabric need.

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