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International Monographs in Prehistory: Archaeological Series
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The Benefit of the Gift
Social Organization and Expanding Networks of Interaction in the Western Great Lakes Archaic
Mark Andrew Hill
217 pages, 119 illus., bibliog., index
ISBN 978-1-87962-144-2 $179.00/£132.00 / Hb / Published (April 2012)
ISBN 978-1-87962-143-5 $59.95/£47.95 / Pb / Published (April 2012)
eISBN 978-1-78920-179-6 eBook
Archaeological data from the Late Archaic (4000-2000 years ago) in the Western Great Lakes are analyzed to understand the production and movement of copper and lithic exchange materials. Also considered in this volume are access to and benefits from exchange networks, as well as social changes accompanying the development of extensive, continental scale, exchange systems of interaction in this period.
Mark Andrew Hill is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at Ball State University. He was formerly J Clayton Stephenson Professor of Anthropology at Yale University, and former Curator and Head of the division of Anthropology in the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History.
Subject: Archaeology Anthropology (General)
Area: North America
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