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Knowledge and power in prehistoric societies : orality, memory, and the transmission of culture / Lynne Kelly, LaTrobe University.

Author/Creator:
Kelly, Lynne, 1951- author.
Publication:
New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
xxvi, 276 pages ; 26 cm
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Subjects:
Linguistic paleontology.
Anthropological linguistics.
Prehistoric peoples.
Oral tradition.
Contents:
Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Preface
1. Primary orality in the archaeological context
2. Knowledge and power in oral cultures
3. Primary orality and oral mnemonic technologies
4. Material mnemonic technologies
5. Animal and plant knowledge in oral tradition
6. Time and space
7. Case study: The Yolngu system of knowledge
8. Case study: The Pueblo system of knowledge
9. Chaco Canyon in the ancestral Puebloan context
10. Poverty Point in the North American archaic context
11. Stonehenge in the British and Irish Neolithic context
Conclusions
Notes
Cited references
Index.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781107059375
1107059372
OCLC:
907145124