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Modeling Emergent Complexity on the North Pacific

  • Ben Fitzhugh
Part of the Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology book series (IDCA)

Abstract

In this chapter, I develop a model of the processes expected to generate systemic change in the lifestyles of Kodiak hunter-gatherers, drawing from the insights, assumptions, and biases of evolutionary ecology and related theoretical frameworks. This model illustrates how Kodiak social, technological, and economic life may have moved from its initial (or at least early Ocean Bay period) character to the more complex organization observed in ethnographic contexts.

Keywords

Residential Mobility Productive Resource Corporate Group Resource Patch North PACIFIC 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ben Fitzhugh
    • 1
  1. 1.University of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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