Nomads in ArchaeologyBook - 1991
Nomads in Archaeology addresses the problem of how to study mobile peoples using archaeological techniques. It therefore deals not only with the prehistory and archaeology of nomads but also with current issues in theory and methodology, particularly the concept of 'site structure'. This is the first volume to be devoted exclusively to nomad archaeology. It includes sections on the history and origins of pastoral nomad societies, the economics of pastoralism, social organisation of pastoral communities and the 'visibility threshold' of nomad material culture. Examples and case studies are drawn from field work and published sources primarily in Turkey and Iran.
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1991
Branch Call Number: 935 C92n
Characteristics: xiv, 253 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm