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Collecting Food, Cultivating People: Subsistence and Society in Central Africa

Kathryn M. de Luna

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300218534
eISBN:
9780300225167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218534.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

Collecting Food, Cultivating People is a three thousand year history both of agricultural societies from the perspective of those farmers who also hunted, fished, and gathered and of the central and ... More


Bears, Bear Grounds, and Bovines in the Lower Southeast

Barnet Pavao-Zuckerman, Heather A. Lapham, and Gregory A. Waselkov

in Bears: Archaeological and Ethnohistorical Perspectives in Native Eastern North America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401384
eISBN:
9781683401742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401384.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In the late eighteenth century, U.S. Indian agent Benjamin Hawkins observed that Creeks maintained “beloved bear-grounds” near towns to protect bear habitat. However, Hawkins also noted, “as the ... More


The Use and Construction History of Huaca Prieta, North Coast of Peru

Tom D. Dillehay

in Maritime Communities of the Ancient Andes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066141
eISBN:
9780813058351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066141.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 4 summarizes the construction, subsistence, and social correlates of Huaca Prieta, a mound site in the lower Chicama Valley on the north coast of Peru, from the earliest evidence of human ... More


The Supply and Consumption of Marine Resources at the Inland Center of Caylán, Coastal Ancash

David Chicoine, Carol Rojas, Víctor Vásquez, and Teresa Rosales

in Maritime Communities of the Ancient Andes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066141
eISBN:
9780813058351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066141.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 7 reviews results of zooarchaeological research at Caylán, a large Early Horizon center located 15 km inland in the Nepeña valley on the Peruvian north coast. This dense, urban site was ... More


. Tupelo Homesteads: A Shelter in the Storm

Fred C. Smith

in Trouble in Goshen: Plain Folk, Roosevelt, Jesus, and Marx in the Great Depression South

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039560
eISBN:
9781626740099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039560.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter is an institutional history of Tupelo Homesteads. The Homesteaders were subject to a milder and more subtle form of pressure to cooperate than were the clients of Dyess and Hillhouse. ... More


Back to the Land and the Arthurdale School

Sam F. Stack

in The Arthurdale Community School: Education and Reform in Depression Era Appalachia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813166889
eISBN:
9780813167855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166889.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter addresses the reformist agenda of the New Deal planners and how the Arthurdale School was conceived as an integral experiment within the subsistence or, earlier, the back-to-the-land ... More


Elsie Ripley Clapp and the Community School

Sam F. Stack

in The Arthurdale Community School: Education and Reform in Depression Era Appalachia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813166889
eISBN:
9780813167855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166889.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Elsie Ripley Clapp was selected as the principal and director of community affairs for the Arthurdale project and its school. This chapter explores the background and intellectual development guiding ... More


Maya Cornucopia: Indigenous Food Plants of the Maya Lowlands

Scott L. Fedick

in The Real Business of Ancient Maya Economies: From Farmers' Fields to Rulers' Realms

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066295
eISBN:
9780813058436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066295.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Under an agricultural economy, the ancient Maya depended on plants for food. While most discussions of Maya subsistence focus on maize production, this study has undertaken an extensive review of the ... More


Climate Change, Human Impacts on the Landscape, and Subsistence Specialization: Historical Ecology and Changes in Jomon Hunter-Gatherer Lifeways

Junko Habu and Mark E. Hall

in The Archaeology and Historical Ecology of Small Scale Economies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042428
eISBN:
9780813043074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042428.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Data from the Jomon period (ca. 16,000–2,500 cal. B.P.) of the Japanese archipelago offer a unique opportunity to examine both short- and long-term changes in human-environment interaction. ... More


“Som Times I Git a Nuff and Som Times I Don't”: Confederate Subsistence and the Evidence from the Florence Stockade (38FL2), Florence, South Carolina

Judith A. Sichler

in Trends and Traditions in Southeastern Zooarchaeology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049274
eISBN:
9780813050102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049274.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

In chapter 2, “‘Som Times I Git a Nuff and Som Times I Don’t’: Confederate Subsistence and the Evidence from the Florence Stockade (38FL2), Florence, South Carolina,” Judith A. Sichler explains how ... More


Introduction

Kathryn M. de Luna

in Collecting Food, Cultivating People: Subsistence and Society in Central Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300218534
eISBN:
9780300225167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218534.003.0001
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter explores the history of subsistence categories like “farmer”, “hunter-gatherer”, and “pastoralist” in Western intellectual thought. It argues that such subsistence categories have been ... More


Studying Subsistence in Sitka

George Gmelch and Sharon Bohn Gmelch

in In the Field: Life and Work in Cultural Anthropology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520289611
eISBN:
9780520964211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289611.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

The aim of this applied research, conducted for Alaska’s Department of Fish and Game, is to examine how residents, both Native and non-Native, of an “urban” Alaskan community harvest and use wild ... More


The Daily Lives of Early Archaic Foragers in the Mid-South

Kandace D. Hollenbach and Stephen B. Carmody

in Investigating the Ordinary: Everyday Matters in Southeast Archaeology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781683400219
eISBN:
9781683400578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400219.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

This chapter is a narrative-based construction of a seasonal year using various archaeological datasets, with a focus on subsistence. The authors approach the fictional interpretation of the past ... More


Temporal Trends in Mobility and Subsistence Economy among the Tomb Builders of Umm an-Nar Island

Lesley A. Gregoricka

in Mortuary and Bioarchaeological Perspectives on Bronze Age Arabia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781683400790
eISBN:
9781683401063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400790.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

With the earliest recorded Umm an-Nar (2700–2000 BC) tombs, Umm an-Nar Island (UAE) offers insight into early strategies of human social organization in southeastern Arabia. The author used ... More


“Child Neglect:”: The Invisible Labor of Teens

Sarah Bronwen Horton

in They Leave Their Kidneys in the Fields: Illness, Injury, and Illegality Among U.S. Farmworkers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520283268
eISBN:
9780520962545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283268.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Besides “identity loan,” another important illicit subsistence strategy crucial to farmworkers’ survival is relying upon child labor. While many sources have documented the perils of children working ... More


Ecological concepts of development? The case of colonial Zambia

Sven Speek

in Developing Africa: Concepts and practices in twentieth-century colonialism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091803
eISBN:
9781781706824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091803.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The focus of the chapter is plant ecological and agro-ecological research in colonial Zambia (Northern Rhodesia), from the Great Depression to the beginning of the so called “Second Colonial ... More


Would People Work?

Malcolm Torry

in Money for everyone: Why we need a citizen's income

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447311249
eISBN:
9781447311287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447311249.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter asks whether people would be more or less likely to seek employment if they received a Citizen's Income. Given that it is often the administrative complexity that benefits claimants ... More


Implications of Food Subsistence for Monetary Policy and Inflation

Rafael Portillo, Luis-Felipe Zanna, Stephen O’Connell, and Richard Peck

in Monetary Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198785811
eISBN:
9780191827624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785811.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Behavioural Economics

The chapter introduces subsistence requirements in food consumption into a simple New Keynesian model with flexible food and sticky non-food prices. It shows how the endogenous structural ... More


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