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Variability in Camp Structure and Bone Food Refuse Patterning at Kua San Hunter-Gatherer Camps

  • Laurence E. Bartram
  • Ellen M. Kroll
  • Henry T. Bunn
Part of the Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology book series (IDCA)

Abstract

As part of a widening interest in site formation processes, archaeologists have turned to ethnoarchaeology for insight into the factors that contribute to variability in the spatial makeup of prehistoric hunter-gatherer sites (e.g., Binford 1978a, 1983; Gould 1980; O’Connell 1987; Schiffer 1983; Spurting and Hayden 1984; Yellen 1977a). The structure of this volume reflects the fact that ethnoarchaeology complements archaeology in the development of methods for the discovery, description, and interpretation of intrasite spatial patterns. Together these approaches constitute an effective method for investigating prehistoric hunter-gatherer sites.

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Nuclear Area Base Camp Household Group Bone Assemblage Household Cluster 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Laurence E. Bartram
    • 1
  • Ellen M. Kroll
    • 1
  • Henry T. Bunn
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AnthropologyUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonMadisonUSA

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