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Behavioral archaeology

Michael B. Schiffer

Behavioral archaeology

first principles

by Michael B. Schiffer

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Published by University of Utah Press in Salt Lake City, UT .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arizona,
  • Southwest, New,
  • Southwest, New.
    • Subjects:
    • Archaeology -- Methodology.,
    • Human behavior -- History.,
    • Ethnoarchaeology.,
    • Pueblo Indians -- Implements.,
    • Indians of North America -- Implements -- Southwest, New.,
    • Arizona -- Antiquities.,
    • Southwest, New -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-284) and index.

      StatementMichael Brian Schiffer.
      SeriesFoundations of archaeological inquiry
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCC80 .S33 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 289 p. ;
      Number of Pages289
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL789090M
      ISBN 10087480485X
      LC Control Number95021491

        SCHIFFER, MICHAEL BRIAN. Behavioral archaeology: principles and practice. x, pp., figs, tables, bibliogr. London, Oakville: Equinox, $ (cloth), $ (paper) Michael B. Schiffer is perhaps best known in British archaeological circles for his development of a theory of site formation processes (SFPs), based on the taphonomic understanding of explicit cultural and Author: MANLEY, JOHN.


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(senior author, W.L. Rathje) Archaeology. Harcourt Brace.Homo sapiens is as Homo sapiens was: Behavioral Variability vs. "Behavioral Modernity" in Paleolithic Archaeology. Current Anthropology Shea, J. J. Refuting a Myth of Human Origins. American Scientist Books. Stone Tools in Human Evolution: Behavioral Differences among Technological Primates, Cambridge University Press Born: (age 58–59), Hamilton, Massachusetts.'Behavioral Archaeology: Principles and Practice' offers a broad overview of the methods and theories used in this approach to archaeology.

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