Arctic Archaeology, Issue 3
Psychology Press, 1999 - Social Science - 176 pages
This issue covers a variety of arctic areas and inhabitants along several points in history, and features valuable new work on the peoples and creatures who lived in this harsh region. Articles include- Prehistory of Newfoundland hunter-gatherers- extinctions or adaptations?; Ancient humans in Eurasian Arctic ecosystems- environmental dynamics and changing subsistence; Thule Eskimo bowhead whale interception strategies; New adaptive strategies in the Saqqaq culture of Greenland c.1600-1400 bc; Local Heroes- the long-term effects of short-term prosperity - an example from the Canadian arctic; Northeast Asia in the late Pleistone and Early Holocene; Aleutian Island pre-history- living in insular extremes.
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human occupation of the Arctic
recent archaeological results and problems
subsistence economy and culture change in Labrador Inuit society during the contact period
longterm economic change in Arctic Norway
extinctions or adaptations?
environmental dynamics and changing subsistence
Thule Eskimo bowhead whale interception strategies
New adaptative strategies in the Saqqaq culture of Greenland C 16001400 BC
Local heroes The longterm effects of shortterm prosperity an example from the Canadian Arctic
Northeast Asia in the Late Pleistocene and Early Holocene
living in insular extremes
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