ethnoarchaeological love



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  • adj. Of, or relating to, ethnoarchaeology


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  • I regularly lied to missionaries about the work I was doing in Africa, particularly when doing ethnoarchaeological work with the Hadza I would usually spin them a good story about studying impala mating behavior or whatever struck my fancy at the time.

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  • Here he relied on some previous estimates from ethnoarchaeological studies, which ranged from four to nine inhabitants.

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  • One ethnoarchaeological demonstration of the danger of simply reading off social status from burial practices was carried out in the early 1980s by Michael Parker Pearson, who was studying with Ian Hodder at Cambridge University.

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  • The enthusiasts included Lewis Binford, who in the late 1960s and early 1970s began his own ethnoarchaeological work among the Nunamiut peoples of Alaska.

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  • In Symbols in Action, Ian took direct aim at Lewis Binford, criticizing, among other things, his ethnoarchaeological work among the Nunamiut peoples of Alaska.

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  • Through a combination of ethnoarchaeological studies of living Sausas, excavations of their ancient dwellings, and chemical isotope analyses of skeletons from ancient burials—which gave an indication of what people had been eating—Christine was able to demonstrate that a shift in gender roles had probably taken place after the Incas conquered the valley in about 1460 A.D.

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  • In addition, our earlier ethnoarchaeological research on the subsistence economy of the Maasai (1990-2002) will provide models of settlement and subsistence strategies against which to assess our archaeological findings in Laikipia.

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  • Note 2: For an elegant model of this feminist-ethnoarchaeological approach to material culture, see Janet Spector, What This Awl Means: Feminist Archaeology at a Wahpeton Dakota Village (St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1993).

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  • Ian’s rebellion came in the form of two books published that year: Symbols in Action, a detailed report on his ethnoarchaeological work in Kenya, Zambia, and the Sudan; and Symbolic and Structural Archaeology, a compendium of papers by Ian’s group of Cambridge graduate students and other like-minded contributors.

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