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The Archaeology and Historical Ecology of Small Scale Economies

Victor D. Thompson and James C. Waggoner Jr.


The purpose of this book is to engender ideas and discussion regarding broader issues related to historical ecology. The unifying topic of the case studies presented in this volume is that they deal with groups that are pursuing small-scale economies. Small-scale economies in this context refer to groups primarily making their living by hunting, gathering, fishing, or limited agricultural endeavors. The volume is divided into two sections. Part I consists of historical ecology case studies of small-scale economies from various regions around the world, including Denmark, California's Channel I ... More

Keywords: environmental anthropology, historical ecology, theory, method, archaeology, hunter-gatherers

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Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780813042428
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813042428.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Victor D. Thompson, editor

James C. Waggoner Jr., editor

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