Past and Present in Hunter Gatherer Studies: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Past and Present in Hunter Gatherer Studies

1st Edition

Edited by Carmel Schrire

Routledge

320 pages

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This volume shows how hunter gatherer societies maintain their traditional lifeways in the face of interaction with neighboring herders, farmers, and traders. Using historical, anthropological and archaeological data and cases from Africa, Australia, and Southeast Asia, the authors examine hunter gatherer peoples—both past and present--to assess these relationships and the mechanisms by which hunter gatherers adapt and maintain elements of their culture in the wider world around them.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC003000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology