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Emergence and Collapse of Early Villages in the Central Mesa Verde: An Introduction

Timothy A. Kohler and Mark D. Varien

in Emergence and Collapse of Early Villages: Models of Central Mesa Verde Archaeology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270145
eISBN:
9780520951990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270145.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The National Science Foundation-funded Village Ecodynamics Project organizes data on the sizes and locations of Pueblo archaeological sites within a 1,817-sq-km portion of southwestern Colorado. The ... More


Specific Aspects of Plantation Systems in the New World: Community Subcultures and Social Classes

Eric R. Wolf

in Pathways of Power: Building an Anthropology of the Modern World

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520223332
eISBN:
9780520924871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223332.003.0016
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter attempts to discuss peasants in relation to landless workers and other social groupings within plantation systems. It places a typological construct on a continuum that could do justice ... More


In the Shadows and Out: Mexican Kennett Square

Debra Lattanzi Shutika

in Beyond the Borderlands: Migration and Belonging in the United States and Mexico

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520269583
eISBN:
9780520950238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520269583.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides an in-depth examination of the daily life of Mexicans in Kennett Square and the emerging sense of place. It also determines three distinct periods of Mexican emplacement and ... More


The Death of Nature in the Era of Global Warming

Naveeda Khan

in Wording the World: Veena Das and Scenes of Inheritance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823261857
eISBN:
9780823268900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823261857.003.0016
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how global discourses of climate change are to be understood in relationship to the ordinary lives of the inhabitants of the silt islands on the Jamuna river in Northern ... More


Conceptual

Tobias Rees

in Plastic Reason: An Anthropology of Brain Science in Embryogenetic Terms

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520288126
eISBN:
9780520963177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288126.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter presents anatomist Jean Pierre Bourgeois' remarks on the anatomical changes of the human brain, which can be observed on the level of the synapse. These changes are the expression of ... More


The Prehistory of Micronesian Societies

Glenn Petersen

in Traditional Micronesian Societies: Adaptation, Integration, and Political Organization in the Central Pacific

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832483
eISBN:
9780824870140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832483.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the prehistory Micronesian societies. It details how Micronesia was originally settled, how its peoples adapted to conditions there, and how several basic adaptations diffused ... More


Evolutionary Concepts

Jonathan Marks

in Tales of the Ex-Apes: How We Think about Human Evolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520285811
eISBN:
9780520961197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285811.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

Patterns of similarity among living beings are most plausibly explained by a pattern of common descent. Extinct species, however, do not leave a trail of descent; they live a trail of similarities, ... More


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