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Applied Archaeology in the Americas: Evaluating Archaeological Solutions to the Impacts of Global Environmental Change  

Jago Cooper and Lindsay Duncan

This chapter considers the role of archaeology in creating solutions for coping with the impacts of global environmental change, illustrated by cases from Latin America. Past examples of ... More

The Direct Historical Approach  

John A. Ware

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Oct 2017
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Sep 2017
The direct historical approach investigates the past by working backward in time from the known ethnographic present to the unknown pre-colonial past. The approach assumes historical ... More

Evolutionary and Complexity Theory  

Timothy A. Kohler

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Oct 2017
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Sep 2017
Echoes of all the major approaches to applying evolutionary theory and method to the archaeological record can be found in the Southwest. Prior to about 1980, cultural evolutionary ... More

Paleomobility Research in Caribbean Contexts: New Perspectives from Isotope Analysis  

Jason E. Laffoon

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Mar 2013
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Jun 2013
This article discusses the applications of isotope analyses to insular Caribbean contexts, with a special emphasis on the uses of strontium and oxygen isotope analyses to investigate the ... More

Stable Isotope Analysis of Paleodiet in the Caribbean  

William J. Pestle

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Mar 2013
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Jun 2013
This article presents an overview of the history of Caribbean archaeological carbon and nitrogen stable isotope studies, a history that is paradoxically notable both for the precociousness ... More

Zooarchaeology in the Caribbean: Current Research and Future Prospects  

Susan D. deFrance

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Mar 2013
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Jun 2013
The zooarchaeological record of the Caribbean is one of the most interesting in the world, owing to the combination of unique culture histories along with the high natural, biological, and ... More

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