Arctic Archaeology, Issue 3

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Peter Rowley-Conwy
Psychology Press, 1999 - Social Science - 176 pages
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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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Contents

human occupation of the Arctic
349
recent archaeological results and problems
354
subsistence economy and culture change in Labrador Inuit society during the contact period
370
longterm economic change in Arctic Norway
388
extinctions or adaptations?
403
environmental dynamics and changing subsistence
421
Thule Eskimo bowhead whale interception strategies
437
New adaptative strategies in the Saqqaq culture of Greenland C 16001400 BC
452
Local heroes The longterm effects of shortterm prosperity an example from the Canadian Arctic
466
Northeast Asia in the Late Pleistocene and Early Holocene
484
living in insular extremes
503
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Umberto Albarella is Research Fellow in Archaeology at the University of Sheffield.
Keith Dobney is Wellcome Trust Bioarchaeology Fellow at the University of Durham.
Anton Ervynck is Fellow of the Institute for the Archaeological Heritage of the Flemish Community in Brussels.
Peter Rowley-Conwy is Reader in Environmental Archaeology at the University of Durham.

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