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The Archaeology of Social Boundaries

The Archaeology of Social Boundaries


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ISBN-13: 9781560987796
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date: 03/17/1998
Series: Smithsonian Archaeol Inquiry Series
Pages: 362
Product dimensions: 6.28(w) x 9.24(h) x 1.32(d)

About the Author

Miriam T. Stark is an assistant professor in the department of anthropology at the University of Hawai'i.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 1. Technical Choices and Social Boundaries in Material Culture Patterning: An Introduction Chapter 2 2. Social Boundaries, Technical Systems, and the Use of Space and Technology in the Kalahari Chapter 3 3. Material Culture, Social Fields, and Social Boundaries on the Sepik Coast of New Guinea Chapter 4 4. Social and Technical Identity in a Clay Crystal Ball Chapter 5 5. Scale, Style, and Cultural Variation; Technological Traditions in the Northern Mandara Mountains Chapter 6 6. The Cultural Origins of Technical Choice: Unraveling Algonquian and Iroquoian Ceramic Traditions in the Northeast Chapter 7 7. Technological Patterning and Social Boundaries: Ceramic Variability in Southern New England, A.D. 1000-1675 Chapter 8 8. Coursed Adobe Architecture, Style, and Social Boundaries in the American Southwest Chapter 9 9. Social Boundaries and Technical Choices in Tonto Basin Prehistory Chapter 10 10. Habitus, Techniques, Style: An Integrated Approach to the Social Understanding of Material Culture and Boundaries Chapter 11 11. Technology, Style, and Social Practices: Archaeological Approaches

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