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Archaeology in environment and technology : intersections and transformations / edited by David Frankel, Jennifer M. Webb and Susan Lawrence.

Publication:
New York : Routledge, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (227 p.)
Series:
Routledge Studies in Archaeology
Routledge Studies in Archeology ; 8
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Subjects:
Environmental archaeology -- Case studies.
Landscape archaeology -- Case studies.
Human geography -- Case studies.
Agriculture, Prehistoric -- Case studies.
Tools, Prehistoric -- Case studies.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Environments, landscapes, and ecological systems are often seen as fundamental by archaeologists, but how they relate to society is understood in very different ways. The chapters in this book take environment, culture, and technology together. All have been the focus of much attention; often one or other has been seen as the starting point for analysis, but this volume argues that it is the study of the inter-relationships between these three factors that offers a way forward. The contributions to this book pick up different strands within the tangled web of intersections between environme
Contents:
Cover; Title Information; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; 1 Complex Relations: Intersections in Time and Space; Part I Responses to Environments; 2 Perspectives on Global Comparative Hunter-Gatherer Archaeology: Glacial Southwest Tasmania and Southwest France; 3 Strategies for Investigating Human Responses to Changes in Landscape and Climate at Lake Mungo in the Willandra Lakes, Southeast Australia; 4 A New Ecological Framework for Understanding Human-Environment Interactions in Arid Australia
5 Integrating Hunter-Gatherer Sites, Environments, Technology and Art in Western Victoria6 Pushing the Boundaries: Imperial Responses to Environmental Constraints in Early Islamic Afghanistan; Part II Technology and the Environment; 7 A Long-Term History of Horticultural Innovation and Introduction in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea; 8 Agricultural Economies and Pyrotechnologies in Bronze Age Jordan and Cyprus; 9 Changing Technological and Social Environments in the Second Half of the Third Millennium BC in Cyprus
10 Landscape Learning in Colonial Australia: Technologies of Water Management on the Central Highlands Goldfields of VictoriaPart III Nature and Culture; 11 Exploring Human-Plant Entanglements: The Case of Australian Dioscorea Yams; 12 People and Their Environments: Do Cultural and Natural Values Intersect in the Cultural Landscapes on the World Heritage List?; Contributors; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index.
Description based on online resource; title from title page (ebrary, viewed May 17, 2013).
Contributor:
Frankel, David, 1946-
Lawrence, Susan, 1966-
Webb, Jennifer M.
ISBN:
0-203-50894-7
1-134-62608-8
OCLC:
841912492
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203508947 doi