Desert Peoples

Desert Peoples

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Desert Peoples: Archaeological Perspectives provides an issues-oriented overview of hunter-gatherer societies in desert landscapes that combines archaeological and anthropological perspectives and includes a wide range of regional and thematic case studies. Brings together, for the first time, studies from deserts as diverse as the sand dunes of Australia, the U.S. Great Basin, the coastal and high altitude deserts of South America, and the core deserts of Africa Examines the key concepts vital to understanding human adaptation to marginal landscapes and the behavioral and belief systems that underpin them Explores the relationship among desert hunter-gatherers, herders, and pastoralistsThe available evidence suggests that exploitation took the form of logistical forays from eastern settlement nodes (Borrero 2002; Franco 2002a, 2002b). One reason for ... Beaton, J. 1991: Colonizing continents: Some problems from Australia and the Americas. In T. D. Dillehay ... Borrero, L. A. 1981: La economApa prehisto Irica de los pobladores del Alero de los Sauces (Neuque In, Argentina). Trabajos deanbsp;...

Title:Desert Peoples
Author:Peter Veth, Mike Smith, Peter Hiscock
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2008-04-15


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