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Respectable Lives: Social Standing in Rural New Zealand

Elvin Hatch

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520074729
eISBN:
9780520911437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520074729.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Where do we get our notions of social hierarchy and personal worth? What underlies our beliefs about the goals worth aiming for, the persons we hope to become? This book addresses these questions in ... More


Learning from an Ancient Maya Farming Community

Cynthia Robin

in Chan: An Ancient Maya Farming Community

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039831
eISBN:
9780813043753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039831.003.0016
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter provides a summary of and conclusion to the book and the archaeology work at Chan. The 2000-year history of the Maya farming community of Chan is instructive of the intellectual breadth ... More


Land Tenure

Sonya Salamon

in Prairie Patrimony: Family, Farming, and Community in the Midwest

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807845530
eISBN:
9781469616094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807845530.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the land tenure system, which is constituted by how a group values, transfers, buys, or sells land. Without access to land, whether through ownership or rental, a family cannot ... More


Neolithic fragrances: Mesolithic-Neolithic interactions in western France

Grégor Marchand

in Going Over: The Mesolithic-Neolithic Transition in North-West Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264140
eISBN:
9780191734489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264140.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter considers the Neolithic transition of western France through the relationships between communities of hunter-gatherers and those of farmers. The intention is not so much to place farming ... More


The Influence of the Agricultural Lobbies

Alan F. Wilt

in Food for War: Agriculture and Rearmament in Britain before the Second World War

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208716
eISBN:
9780191717024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208716.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the influence of the agricultural lobbies on the government's preparations in food and agriculture. Agriculture lobbies, rather than food associations, are emphasized, ... More


Introducing the Chan Site: Farmers in Complex Societies

Cynthia Robin

in Chan: An Ancient Maya Farming Community

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039831
eISBN:
9780813043753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039831.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter provides an introduction to the Maya farming community of Chan which flourished for 2000 years. It provides an overview of a decade of research in archaeology at the farming community of ... More


By the Numbers: Economics and Management in Agriculture

Deborah Fitzgerald

in Every Farm a Factory: The Industrial Ideal in American Agriculture

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088137
eISBN:
9780300133417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088137.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter centers on the emergence of agricultural economics as an academic discipline, and on farm management as its practical application in farm communities and federal agencies. Although some ... More


Introduction

Elvin Hatch

in Respectable Lives: Social Standing in Rural New Zealand

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520074729
eISBN:
9780520911437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520074729.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This book is about a small, sheep-farming community on the South Island of New Zealand, and its central argument is that the local system of social standing and conceptions of self are grounded in ... More


Chan: An Ancient Maya Farming Community

Cynthia Robin (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039831
eISBN:
9780813043753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039831.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This book examines the 2000-year history (ca. 800 B.C. - A.D. 1200) of the ancient Maya farming community of Chan in Belize. The farming community of Chan flourished for two millennia while the ... More


Water and American Government: The Reclamation Bureau, National Water Policy, and the West, 1902-1935

Donald Pisani

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230309
eISBN:
9780520927582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230309.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book's history of perhaps the boldest economic and social program ever undertaken in the United States—to reclaim and cultivate vast areas of previously unusable land across the country—shows in ... More


The Modernisation of Scottish Agriculture

A. Cameron Ewen

in The Transformation of Scotland: The Economy since 1700

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748614325
eISBN:
9780748653348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748614325.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter shows how the agriculture sector underwent considerable modernisation, becoming increasingly capital intensive and less labour intensive. Agriculture also benefited from various regimes ... More


Ritual in a Farming Community

Cynthia Robin

in Chan: An Ancient Maya Farming Community

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039831
eISBN:
9780813043753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039831.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter explores the 2000-year history of ritual and religion at the farming community of Chan. It identifies three key ritual practices that have a deep history at Chan: ancestor veneration, ... More


‘It is perhaps, the end of the beginning’

Peter Godwin and Ian Hancock

in ‘Rhodesians Never Die’: The Impact of War and Political Change on White Rhodesia, c.1970–1980

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203650
eISBN:
9780191675935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203650.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The war invaded every aspect of Rhodesian life during 1976. While the farming communities of the new operational area constituted the front line everyone was affected in some way by the escalation of ... More


The Neolithic Age: First Food Producers and Animal Keepers

R.S. Sharma

in India’s Ancient Past

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195687859
eISBN:
9780199080366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195687859.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The only known Neolithic settlement in the Indian subcontinent is in Mehrgarh, which is situated in Baluchistan. The settlement set on the edge of the Indus plains. Three significant areas of ... More


Nonroyal Governance at Chan's Community Center

Cynthia Robin

in Chan: An Ancient Maya Farming Community

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039831
eISBN:
9780813043753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039831.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter focuses on Chan's leading families and the nature of leadership and nonroyal governance at the Maya farming community of Chan. Evidence for community-wide festivals and feasts ... More


Impact of hazardous substances and pesticides on farmers and farming communities

Jinky Leilanie Del Prado-Lu

in A Handbook of Food Crime: Immoral and Illegal Practices in the Food Industry and What to Do About Them

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447336013
eISBN:
9781447336051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336013.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Understanding the health risks of farmers and farming communities is essential in elaborating the phenomenon of food crime. This chapter argues that the production of agricultural food products is ... More


A Changing Cultural Landscape: Settlement Survey and Gis at Chan

Cynthia Robin

in Chan: An Ancient Maya Farming Community

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039831
eISBN:
9780813043753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039831.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter discusses the settlement and chronology of the Maya farming community of Chan. Two key techniques from archaeology, settlement survey and Geographical Information Systems (GIS), allowed ... More


Organization of Chert Tool Economy During the Late and Terminal Classic Periods at Chan: Preliminary Thoughts Based upon Debitage Analyses

Cynthia Robin

in Chan: An Ancient Maya Farming Community

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039831
eISBN:
9780813043753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039831.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Farming was not the only productive activity ongoing at the Maya farming community of Chan. Other craft producers also lived there. This chapter explores the chert biface production household at ... More


Limestone Quarrying and Household Organization at Chan

Cynthia Robin

in Chan: An Ancient Maya Farming Community

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039831
eISBN:
9780813043753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039831.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Quarries are a common feature of the Maya landscape. This chapter explores limestone quarrying and household organization at the Maya farming community of Chan. At Chan, soft limestone, primarily ... More


Contextualizing Ritual Behavior: Caches, Burials, and Problematical Deposits from Chan's Community Center

Cynthia Robin

in Chan: An Ancient Maya Farming Community

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039831
eISBN:
9780813043753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039831.003.0015
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter explores the ritual use of objects at the Maya farming community of Chan. It examines the practices of placing objects in caches, burials, and terminal deposits in Chan's community ... More


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