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The Resource Constructing frames of reference : an analytical method for archaeological theory building using hunter-gatherer and environmental data sets, Lewis R. Binford

Constructing frames of reference : an analytical method for archaeological theory building using hunter-gatherer and environmental data sets, Lewis R. Binford

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Constructing frames of reference : an analytical method for archaeological theory building using hunter-gatherer and environmental data sets
Title
Constructing frames of reference
Title remainder
an analytical method for archaeological theory building using hunter-gatherer and environmental data sets
Statement of responsibility
Lewis R. Binford
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1931-2011.
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Binford, Lewis R.
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Hunting and gathering societies
  • Human evolution
  • Social evolution
  • Social archaeology
  • Environmental archaeology
Label
Constructing frames of reference : an analytical method for archaeological theory building using hunter-gatherer and environmental data sets, Lewis R. Binford
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 493-534) and indexes
Contents
  • List of Figures
  • List of Tables
  • Acknowledgments
  • Prologue.
  • p. 1
  • Pt. I.
  • Exploring Prior Knowledge and Belief
  • Ch. 1.
  • "Founder's Effect" and the Study of Hunter-Gatherers.
  • p. 9
  • Ch. 2.
  • Human Actors and Their Role in the Evolutionary Play.
  • p. 32
  • Ch. 3.
  • Play of Ideas in the Scientific Theater.
  • p. 44
  • Pt. II.
  • Methods for Using Prior Knowledge: Building Frames of Reference and Models
  • Ch. 4.
  • Setting the Stage for the Evolutionary Play: The Earth's Climates, Plants, and Animals.
  • p. 55
  • Ch. 5.
  • Designing Frames of Reference and Exploring Projections: The Plot Thickens.
  • p. 114
  • Ch. 6.
  • Building a Baseline for Analyzing Niche Variability among Ethnographically Documented Peoples: A Minimalist Terrestrial Model of Hunting and Gathering.
  • p. 160
  • Pt. III.
  • Recognizing Patterns and Generalizing about What the World Is Like: The Transition from Pattern Recognition to Theory Building
  • Ch. 7.
  • Twenty-One Generalizations in Search of a Theory.
  • p. 209
  • Ch. 8.
  • Flat Earth or a "Thick Rotundity"?: Investigating What the World Is Like before Attempting to Explain It.
  • p. 243
  • Ch. 9.
  • Play's the Thing in the Scientific Theater.
  • p. 316
  • Pt. IV.
  • Putting Ideas, Second-Order Derivative Patterning, and Generalizations Together: Explorations in Theory Building
  • Ch. 10.
  • Disembodied Observer Looks at Hunter-Gatherer Responses to Packing.
  • p. 364
  • Ch. 11.
  • Evolution of System States: Complexity, Stability, Symmetry, and System Change.
  • p. 400
  • Ch. 12.
  • Last Act Crowns the Play.
  • p. 434
  • Epilogue.
  • p. 465
  • Notes.
  • p. 473
  • References.
  • p. 493
  • Author Index.
  • p. 535
  • Index of Ethnographic Cases and Archaeological Sites.
  • p. 539
  • Subject Index.
  • p. 541
Control code
9800028714
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
xx, 563 p.
Isbn
9780520223936
Lccn
00028714
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Constructing frames of reference : an analytical method for archaeological theory building using hunter-gatherer and environmental data sets, Lewis R. Binford
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 493-534) and indexes
Contents
  • List of Figures
  • List of Tables
  • Acknowledgments
  • Prologue.
  • p. 1
  • Pt. I.
  • Exploring Prior Knowledge and Belief
  • Ch. 1.
  • "Founder's Effect" and the Study of Hunter-Gatherers.
  • p. 9
  • Ch. 2.
  • Human Actors and Their Role in the Evolutionary Play.
  • p. 32
  • Ch. 3.
  • Play of Ideas in the Scientific Theater.
  • p. 44
  • Pt. II.
  • Methods for Using Prior Knowledge: Building Frames of Reference and Models
  • Ch. 4.
  • Setting the Stage for the Evolutionary Play: The Earth's Climates, Plants, and Animals.
  • p. 55
  • Ch. 5.
  • Designing Frames of Reference and Exploring Projections: The Plot Thickens.
  • p. 114
  • Ch. 6.
  • Building a Baseline for Analyzing Niche Variability among Ethnographically Documented Peoples: A Minimalist Terrestrial Model of Hunting and Gathering.
  • p. 160
  • Pt. III.
  • Recognizing Patterns and Generalizing about What the World Is Like: The Transition from Pattern Recognition to Theory Building
  • Ch. 7.
  • Twenty-One Generalizations in Search of a Theory.
  • p. 209
  • Ch. 8.
  • Flat Earth or a "Thick Rotundity"?: Investigating What the World Is Like before Attempting to Explain It.
  • p. 243
  • Ch. 9.
  • Play's the Thing in the Scientific Theater.
  • p. 316
  • Pt. IV.
  • Putting Ideas, Second-Order Derivative Patterning, and Generalizations Together: Explorations in Theory Building
  • Ch. 10.
  • Disembodied Observer Looks at Hunter-Gatherer Responses to Packing.
  • p. 364
  • Ch. 11.
  • Evolution of System States: Complexity, Stability, Symmetry, and System Change.
  • p. 400
  • Ch. 12.
  • Last Act Crowns the Play.
  • p. 434
  • Epilogue.
  • p. 465
  • Notes.
  • p. 473
  • References.
  • p. 493
  • Author Index.
  • p. 535
  • Index of Ethnographic Cases and Archaeological Sites.
  • p. 539
  • Subject Index.
  • p. 541
Control code
9800028714
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
xx, 563 p.
Isbn
9780520223936
Lccn
00028714
Other physical details
ill., maps

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