Thoughtful Foragers: A Study of Prehistoric Decision Making

Thoughtful Foragers: A Study of Prehistoric Decision Making

by Steven J. Mithen
     
 

Thoughtful Foragers is about hunter-gatherer decision making.See more details below

Overview

Thoughtful Foragers is about hunter-gatherer decision making.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521102889
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/12/2009
Series:
New Studies in Archaeology Series
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures; List of tables; 1. Introduction; Part I. Learning from the present: 2. The eco-psychology of decision making; 3. The ethnography of hunter-gatherer decision making; Part II. Mesolithic foraging and society: 4. Broken bones and buried bodies: patterns in the archaeological record; 5. Gearing up with methodological tools: building a simulation model; 6. Decision making in the Mesolithic: multiple action replays; Part III. Upper Palaeolithic Art and Economy; 7. Seeking the decision maker: faunal assemblages and hunting behaviour; 8. Through a hunter's eyes ... and into his mind?; 9. Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

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