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    DescriptionPresenting a wide variety of case studies, ranging from the early Palaeolithic to Post-modernity, and from Europe to the Andes, West and East Africa, and the USA, Environmental Archaeology and the Social Order deals with both the theory and method of environmental archaeology. Including significant sections on Neanderthals, Palaeolithic mobiliary art and the origins of farming, as well as transhumance, climate as social construct, field survey and the place of documents in environmental research, Professor Evans interprets his findings in social constructionist terms, creating an important argument against the use of traditional materialist and processualist paradigms. This original and controversial volume sets a new agenda for the study and understanding of environmental archaeology, and will prove an informative and useful purchase.


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    Title
    Environmental Archaeology and the Social Order
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John Gwynne Evans
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 296
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 544 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415304047
    ISBN 10: 0415304040
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25520
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 750
    Ingram Subject Code: AH
    Libri: I-AH
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    DC22: 930.1
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BIC subject category V2: HDP
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: CC81 .E927 2003
    Thema V1.0: NKP
    Illustrations note
    23 line figures, 12 maps, 74 b&w photographs
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    01 November 2003
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Table of contents
    A brief history of environmental archaeology; sociality and environment; textures help a person think; chalkland landscapes; climate; surveys in temperate and Mediterranean countries; text, monuments and land; transhumance; hunting and death in Neaderthal Europe; the origins of farming in south-west Asia.