The Archaeology of Tribal Societies

The Archaeology of Tribal Societies

by William A. Parkinson (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9781879621343
Publisher: International Monographs in Prehistory
Publication date: 03/28/2003
Series: Archaeological Series
Pages: 438
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

William A. Parkinson is Associate Curator of Eurasian Anthropology at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, Illinois.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors

Preface and Acknowledgements

PART I: THEORETICAL CONSIDERATIONS

Chapter 1. Introduction: Archaeology and Tribal Societies

William A. Parkinson

Chapter 2. From Social Type to Social Process: Placing ‘Tribe’ in a Historical Framework

Severin M. Fowles

Chapter 3. The Tribal Village and Its Culture: An Evolutionary Stage in the History of Human Society

Robert L. Carneiro

PART II: ETHNOGRAPHIC AND ETHNOHISTORIC PERSPECTIVES

Chapter 4. The Long and the Short of a War Leader’s Arena

Elsa M. Redmond

Chapter 5. Inequality and Egalitarian Rebellion, a Tribal Dialectic in Tonga History

Severin M. Fowles

Chapter 6. The Dynamics of Ethnicity in Tribal Society: A Penobscot Case Study

Dean Snow

Chapter 7. Modeling the Formation and Evolution of an Illyrian Tribal System: Ethnographic and Archaeological Analogs

Michael Galaty

PART III: ARCHAEOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES FROM THE NEW WORLD

Chapter 8. Mobility and the Organization of Prehispanic Southwest Communities

Sarah A. Herr and Jeffery J. Clark

Chapter 9. Building Consensus: Tribes, Architecture, and Typology in the American Southwest

Michael Adler

Chapter 10. Fractal Archaeology: Intra-Generational Cycles and the Matter of Scale, an Example from the Central Plains

Donald J. Blakeslee

Chapter 11. Material Indicators of Territory, Identity, and Interaction in a Prehistoric Tribal System

John M. O’Shea and Claire McHale Milner

Chapter 12. Hopewell Tribes: A Study of Middle Woodland Social Organization in the Ohio Valley

Richard W. Yerkes

Chapter 13. The Evolution of Tribal Social Organization in the Southeastern United States

David G. Anderson

Chapter 14. Mesoamerica’s Tribal Foundations

John E. Clark and David Cheetham

PART IV: ARCHAEOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES FROM THE OLD WORLD

Chapter 15. Early Neolithic Tribes in the Levant

Ofer Bar-Yosef and Daniella E. Bar-Yosef Mayer

Chapter 16. A Neolithic Tribal Society in Northern Poland

Peter Bogucki

Chapter 17. Some Aspects of the Social Organization of the LBK of Belgium

Lawrence H. Keeley

Chapter 18. Integration, Interaction, and Tribal ‘Cycling’: The Transition to the Copper Age

on the Great Hungarian Plain

William A. Parkinson

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