“Overall, this book provides a fresh take on the dominant theories of North American hunter-gatherer archaeology, moving away from the idea that hunter-gathers are victims of history, but rather the makers of history.”—Canadian Journal of Archaeology
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Hunter-Gatherer Archaeology as Historical Process
seeks to show how hunter-gatherer societies were more complex than simple remnants of a prehistoric past. Combining the latest empirical studies of archaeological practice with the latest conceptual tools of anthropological and historical theory, this volume will be of great interest to anyone involved with the study of foraging peoples.