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Colonization of unfamiliar landscapes : the archaeology of adaptation

Author: Marcy Rockman
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2006.
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A series of case studies examines the archaeological evidence for and interpretations of landscape learning from the movement of the first pre-modern humans into Europe to the English colonists at  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Philadelphia (Pa., 2000)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marcy Rockman
ISBN: 0415256062 9780415256063 0415256070 9780415256070
OCLC Number: 918110320
Notes: Literaturangaben.
Description: XXIII, 248 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karten
Contents: List of Tables and Figures List of Contributors Foreword Acknowledgements Editors' Introduction Section One: Conceptual Frameworks 1. Knowledge and Learning in the Archaeology of Colonization 2. Human Wayfinding Behaviour 3. Colonization of New Land by Hunter-Gatherers: Expectations and Implications Based on Ethnographic Data 4. Tracking the Role of Pathways in the Evolution of a Human Landscape: the St. Croix Riverway in Ethnohistorical Perspective 5. Mining Rushes and Landscape Learning in the Modern World Section 2: Case Studies 6. Landscape Learning and the Earliest Peopling of Europe 7. The Social Context of Landscape Learning and the Lateglacial - Early Postglacial Recolonization of the British Isles 8. "Where Do We Go From Here?": Modelling the Decision-Making Process During Exploratory Dispersal 9. Deerslayers, Pathfinders and Icemen: Origins of the European Neolithic as Seen from the Frontier 10. Entering Uncharted Waters: Models of Initial Colonization in Polynesia 11. The Weather is Fine: Wish You Were Here, Because I'm the Last One Alive: 'Learning' the Environment in the English New World Colonies Section 3: Advances in Theory and Method 12. Colonizing New Landscapes: Archaeological Detectability of the First Phase 13. Lessons in Landscape Learning Index
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'Excellent ... Marcy Rockman and James Steele have done a good job.' - Landscape History"...this book makes important contributions to the continuing study of landscape, and the bridging Read more...

 
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