Purisimeño Chumash prehistory : maritime adaptations along the Southern California coast / Michael A. Glassow.

Author
Glassow, Michael A. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Fort Worth : Harcourt Brace College Publishers, ©1996.
Description
xiv, 170 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-160) and index.
Contents
  • Scope of This Study
  • The Vandenberg Region's Environmental Setting
  • The Vandenberg Region's Archaeological Sites
  • Significance of the Research
  • II. Prehistoric and Ethnographic Background
  • Cultures at the Time of European Contact
  • Prehistoric Background
  • Conclusions. III. Research Background
  • The Legal Mandate for the Shuttle Project
  • Shuttle Project History
  • The Project Research Design.
  • IV. Chronological Framework
  • Introduction
  • Radiocarbon Dating
  • Cross-dating with Artifacts
  • A Chronological Framework for the Analysis
  • V. Results of the Excavations
  • Introduction SBA-539, South Honda Canyon Road Cut
  • SBA-670, North Honda Canyon Road Cut
  • SBA-931, Surf Road Cut
  • Sites Tested in 1974
  • Conclusions.
  • VI. Changes in Population and Environment
  • Variations in Relative Population Density
  • Evidence of Paleoenvironmental Change
  • The Relationship between Population Fluctuations and Environmental Change
  • VII. Confronting the Research Problems
  • Settlement Contexts of the Sites
  • The Course of Subsistence Change
  • Environment, Population, and Subsistence
  • Concluding Remarks on the Role of Environment and Population
  • The Role of the Vandenberg Region in Interregional Exchange.
  • VIII. Retrospects and Prospects
  • The Attraction of Marine Food Resources
  • The Neglected Realms of Culture: Social Organization and Ideology
  • Hindsight is always 20-20
  • The Contributions of Archaeological Research Performed under Contract
  • Management of Archaeological Resources on Vandenberg Air Force Base.
ISBN
  • 0155030841 ((paperback))
  • 9780155030848 ((paperback))
LCCN
95080318
OCLC
35840885
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