Nomads in Archaeology

Nomads in Archaeology

by Roger Cribb
     
 

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Nomads in Archaeology is the first book to be devoted to nomad archaeology. It deals with both current issues in theory/methodology and the prehistory of nomads. Sections are included on the history and origins of pastoral nomad societies, the economics of pastoralism, the social organization of these communities and the visibility of nomad material culture.

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Nomads in Archaeology is the first book to be devoted to nomad archaeology. It deals with both current issues in theory/methodology and the prehistory of nomads. Sections are included on the history and origins of pastoral nomad societies, the economics of pastoralism, the social organization of these communities and the visibility of nomad material culture. Examples and case studies are drawn from the author's extensive field work and from published sources, primarily using Turkey and Iran.

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'The book is packed with detailed information … I do not believe there is any comparable work in the archaeology of nomadic pastoralism.' Tim Ingold, Antiquity

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521328814
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/29/1991
Series:
New Studies in Archaeology Series
Pages:
267
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.83(d)

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