The Archaeology of Social Boundaries (Hardcover)

By Miriam T. Stark (Editor)

Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 9781560987796, 362pp.

Publication Date: March 17, 1998

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Archaeologists have long since acknowledged the significance of ethnicity and economic systems. The divergent North American and French traditions in this field, the one examining variations the finished product, the other the manufacturing process, are here reconciled. Above all, the contributors ask whether ethnicity can be translated into archaeological terms.

About the Author

Miriam T. Stark is an assistant professor in the department of anthropology at the University of Hawai'i.