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A Numic Migration? Ethnographic Evidence Revisited

Catherine S. Fowler

in Rethinking Anthropological Perspectives on Migration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036076
eISBN:
9780813041780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036076.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter reviews the ethnographic evidence for and against the hypothesis that speakers of languages of the Numic branch of the Uto-Aztecan language family expanded/migrated within the last 1,000 ... More


Prehistory and Archaeology of Northeast India: Multidisciplinary Investigation in an Archaeological Terra Incognita

Manjil Hazarika

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199474660
eISBN:
9780199089093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474660.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology, Social History

Northeast India forms a kaleidoscope of a variety of people having distinct culture, ethnicity, religion, language, and physiology, and can be considered as a melting pot of various ethnic cultures ... More


Methodology

Peter Jordan

in Technology as Human Social Tradition: Cultural Transmission among Hunter-Gatherers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520276925
eISBN:
9780520958333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276925.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter builds a bridge between the theoretical perspectives on material-culture traditions outlined in the first chapter and the application of these ideas and approaches to empirical research. ... More


“Listening to Whom and for Whose Benefit?”: Promoting and Protecting Local Heritage Values

George Nicholas

in Archaeologies of Listening

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056241
eISBN:
9780813058054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056241.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The values that descendant communities place on heritage objects and places have historically been eclipsed by science-oriented approaches to the archaeological record. However, local knowledge is ... More


The Ethnoarchaeology of West African Ancestors: Kusasi Shrines and Domestic Space

Charles Mather

in The Archaeology of Ancestors: Death, Memory, and Veneration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813062518
eISBN:
9780813051154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062518.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter is a sophisticated ethnoarchaeological study of ancestor shrines and domestic space among the Kusasi of northern Ghana. The composition and location of ancestor shrines within Kusasi ... More


Can Archaeologists Study Processes of Invention?

Michael Brian Schiffer

in Innovation in Cultural Systems: Contributions from Evolutionary Anthropology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013338
eISBN:
9780262259101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013338.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter evaluates cultural variation from a behavioral perspective. It develops that argument by situating invention within the overarching context of technological change; evaluating the ... More


The Archaeological Record: Field Explorations at Garbhanga Reserve Forest

Manjil Hazarika

in Prehistory and Archaeology of Northeast India: Multidisciplinary Investigation in an Archaeological Terra Incognita

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199474660
eISBN:
9780199089093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474660.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology, Social History

This chapter elaborates the data and results of the explorations conducted in the Garbhanga Reserve Forest. The area has been intensively surveyed for the location of potential archaeological sites ... More


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