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Hunter-Gatherer Economy in Prehistory
A European Perspective

Part of New Directions in Archaeology

Geoff Bailey, Robin Torrence, Marsha Levine, Richard G. Klein, Kathryn Allwarden, Cornelia Wolf, Pat Carter, Clive Gamble, Helen Higgs, Iain Davidson, Geoffrey A. Clark, Peter Rowley-Conway, Lawrence G. Straus, Paul G. Bahn, Marcie Madden, Michael A. Jochim, Martin Wobst
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  • Date Published: April 2009
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521106207

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  • It has been said that for 99 per cent of their cultural history human societies have made their living through the collection of wild resources. It is therefore perhaps not surprising that the study of hunters and gatherers has become an increasingly popular and central topic of research. Within archaeology it has created an international focus for people working in many different areas of the world. At the same time it has provided a meeting ground for a range of disciplines, all concerned in one way or another with aspects of human behaviour. However, analysis of the prehistoric record has inevitably lagged behind the development of fresh theoretical perspectives. Hunter-gatherer economy in prehistory seeks to bridge this gap by combining the discussion of recent developments in ecological and social theory with the analysis of prehistoric data from many of the classic areas of palaeolithic studies in Europe.

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    • Date Published: April 2009
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521106207
    • length: 256 pages
    • dimensions: 279 x 210 x 14 mm
    • weight: 0.59kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Hunter-gatherer behaviour in prehistory: problems and perspectives Geoff Bailey
    Part I. Primary data sources: problems of theory and method:
    2 Editorial
    3. Time budgeting and hunter-gatherer technology Robin Torrence
    4. Mortality models and the interpretation of horse population structure Marsha Levine
    5. The calculation and interpretation of ungulate age profiles from dental crown heights Richard G. Klein, Kathryn Allwarden and Cornelia Wolf
    Part II. Spatial organization of the subsistence economy:
    6. Editorial
    7. Epirus revisited: seasonality and inter-site variation in the Upper Palaeolithic of north-west Greece Geoff Bailey, Pat Carter, Clive Gamble and Helen Higgs
    8. Site variability and prehistoric economy in Levante Iain Davidson
    9. Boreal phase settlement/subsistence models for Cantabrian Spain Geoffrey A. Clark
    10 Sedentary hunters: the Ertebolle example Peter Rowley-Conway
    Part III. Long-term economic change: demographic and environmental factors:
    11. Editorial
    12. Late Pleistocene hunter-gatherer adaptations in Cantabrian Spain Geoffrey A. Clark and Lawrence G. Straus
    13. Economic change in Late Pleistocene Cantabria Geoff Bailey
    14. Further reflections on adaptive change in Cantabrian prehistory Lawrence G. Straus and Geoffrey A. Clark
    15. Late Pleistocene economies of the French Pyrenees Paul G. Bahn
    Part IV. Social interaction and economic change: large-scale perspectives:
    16. Editorial
    17. Social network systems amongst hunter-gatherers considered within southern Norway Marcie Madden
    18. Culture and society in the Upper Palaeolithic of Europe Clive Gamble
    19. Palaeolithic cave art in ecological perspective Michael A. Jochim
    20. Palaeolithic archaeology - some problems with form, space and time Martin Wobst.

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    Geoff Bailey

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    Geoff Bailey, Robin Torrence, Marsha Levine, Richard G. Klein, Kathryn Allwarden, Cornelia Wolf, Pat Carter, Clive Gamble, Helen Higgs, Iain Davidson, Geoffrey A. Clark, Peter Rowley-Conway, Lawrence G. Straus, Paul G. Bahn, Marcie Madden, Michael A. Jochim, Martin Wobst

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