Prehistory of the Oregon Coast : The Effects of Excavation Strategies and Assemblage Size on Archaelogical Inquiry
This book analyzes the artifacts and mammalian faunal remains of three representative sites on the southern northwest coast. A model of the evolution of cultural adaptational strategies is presented and tested. The overriding effects of sample size are considered in detail.
- Hardback | 391 pages
- 158 x 232 x 24mm | 739.37g
- 07 Jan 1991
- Left Coast Press Inc
- Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
- United States
- references, appendices, index
Table of contents
Project History, Purpose, and Setting. A Critical History of Archaeological Research on the Oregon Coast. Sampling, Sample Size, and Artifact Assemblage Size and Richness in Oregon Coast Archaeological Sites. Adaptational Strategies in Coastal Environments. Archaeology of Umpqua/Eden. Archaeology of Seal Rock. Archaeology of Whale Cove. Late Prehistoric Adaptational Strategies on the Oregon Coast. Final Issues and Conclusions. Appendices. References. Index.