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Kalinga Ethnoarchaeology: Expanding Archaeological Method and Theory
     

Kalinga Ethnoarchaeology: Expanding Archaeological Method and Theory

by William A. Longacre, James M. Skibo
 
Based on twenty years of research in the highlands of the northern Philippines and constituting one of the best-known projects in the field, this book examines the contemporary pottery and basketry of several small Kalinga villages and shows how pottery and other material vulture relates to human behaviour.

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Based on twenty years of research in the highlands of the northern Philippines and constituting one of the best-known projects in the field, this book examines the contemporary pottery and basketry of several small Kalinga villages and shows how pottery and other material vulture relates to human behaviour.

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Ten studies of the same data base--the production, use, and disposal of pottery by living villagers in the northern Philippines--demonstrate and evaluate the theoretical and methodological approaches available to archaeology and ethnoarchaeology investigating extinct cultures. Among the topics are social and material cultural boundaries, estimating population from ceramics, informant accuracy, and regional pottery exchange. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9781560982722
Publisher:
Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date:
03/17/1994
Series:
Series in Archaeological Inquiry
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

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