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TitleColonization of unfamiliar landscapes [electronic resource] : the archaeology of adaptation / edited by Marcy Rockman and James Steele
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2003
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Descript xxiii, 248 p. : ill., maps


PART I. CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORKS -- Knowledge and learning in the archaeology of colonization / Marcy Rockman -- Human wayfinding and cognitive maps / Reginald G. Golledge -- Colonization of new land by hunter-gatherers: expectations and implications based on ethnographic data / Robert L. Kelly -- Tracking the role of pathways in the evolution of a human landscape: the St. Croix Riverway in ethnohistorical perspective / Marโia Nieves Zedeไno, Richard W. Stoffle -- Mining rules and landscape learning in the modern world / Donald L. Hardesty -- PART II. CASE STUDIES -- Landscape learning and the earliest peopling of Europe / Wil Roebroeks -- Social context of landscape learning and the lateglacial-early postglacial recolonization of the British Isles / Christopher Tolan-Smith -- "Where do we go from here?" Modelling the decision-making process during exploratory dispersal / James Steele, Marcy Rockman -- Deerslayers, pathfinders, and icemen: origins of the European Neolithic as seen from the frontier / Stuart J. Fiedel, David W. Anthony -- Entering uncharted waters: models of initial colonization in Polynesia / Atholl Anderson -- Weather is fine, wish you were here, because I'm the last one alive: "learning" the environment in the English New World colonies / Dennis B. Blanton -- PART III. ADVANCES IN THEORY AND METHOD -- Colonizing new landscapes: archaeological detectability of the first phase / Lee Hazelwood, James Steele -- Lessons in landscape learning / David J. Meltzer

Social archaeology Landscape archaeology Landscape -- Social aspects -- History Land settlement -- History Colonization -- History Human beings -- Effect of environment on -- History Adaptation (Biology) -- History Adaptability (Psychology) -- History Ethnoarchaeology Archaeology and history Electronic books.


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