Desert Peoples

Desert Peoples Archaeological Perspectives

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Synopsis

Desert Peoples: Archaeological Perspectives provides an issues-oriented overview of hunter-gatherer societies in desert landscapes that combines archaeological and anthropological perspectives and includes a wide range of regional and thematic case studies.


  • Brings together, for the first time, studies from deserts as diverse as the sand dunes of Australia, the U.S. Great Basin, the coastal and high altitude deserts of South America, and the core deserts of Africa
  • Examines the key concepts vital to understanding human adaptation to marginal landscapes and the behavioral and belief systems that underpin them
  • Explores the relationship among desert hunter-gatherers, herders, and pastoralists

Book information

ISBN: 9781405100915
Publisher: Wiley
Imprint: Wiley Blackwell
Pub date:
DEWEY: 306.09154
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 312
Weight: 566g
Height: 243mm
Width: 174mm
Spine width: 17mm