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No.63 Hunter-Gatherers of the North Pacific Rim:Papers presented at the Eighth International Conference on Hunting and Gathering Societies(CHAGS 8) Aomori and Osaka, October 1998

February 14, 2003 Publication

Edited by Junko HABU, James M. SAVELLE, Shuzo KOYAMA, Hitomi HONGO

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Contents
Preface
Contributors
1 Introduction: Complex Hunter-Gatherer Studies in Japan and the North Pacific Rim
Junko HABU, James M. SAVELLE, Shuzo KOYAMA and Hitomi HONGO

PART I
EVOLUTIONARY CHANGES IN HUNTER-GATHERER CULTURES: THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES
2 The Evolution of Complex Hunter-Gatherers on the Kodiak Archipelago
Ben FITZHUGH
3 The Evolution of Collector Systems on the Pacific Coast of Northwest North America
William C. PRENTISS and James C. CHATTERS

PART II
PACIFIC-RIM HUNTER-GATHERERS IN DIFFERENT ENVIRONMENTS: ECOLOGY, HISTORY AND DIVERSITY
4 Levels of Inequality in the North Pacific Rim: Cultural Logics and Regional Interaction
Peter P. SCHWEITZER
5 Out of Alaska: Reconstructing the Social Structure of Prehistoric Canadian Thule Culture
James M. SAVELLE and George W. WENZEL
6 An Archaeological Approach to Territoriality and Boundary Defense among Northern California Hunter-Catherers
Carolyn Dean Kuhn DILLIAN
7 The Bear-Hunters of the Zhokhov Island, East Russian Arctic
Vladimir PITUL'KO
8 Okinawa Hunter-Gatherers: The Examination of Hunter-Gatherer Mobility in an Island Context
Hiroto TAKAMIYA

PART III
JOMON HUNTER-GATHERERS AT SANNAI MARUYAMA AND ITS VICINITY: PREHISTORIC HUNTER-GATHERERS IN NORTHEASTERN JAPAN
9 Jomon Culture of Northeastern Japan and the Sannai Maruyama Site
Yasuhiro OKADA
10 Evidence for Jomon Plant Cultivation Based on DNA Analysis of Chestnut Remains
Yo-Ichiro SATO, Shinsuke YAMANAKA and Mitsuko TAKAHASHI
11 Pettery Production and Circulation at the Sannai Maruyama Site, Northern Japan: Chemical Evidence from Early and Middle Jomon Pottery
Junko HABU, Mark E. HALL and Masayuki OGASAWARA
12 Stable Isotope Analysis of Prehistoric Human Bone from the Furuyashiki Site, Kamikita Town, Aomori, Japan: A Pilot Study Report
Brian CHISHOLM and Junko HABU
13 Komakino Stone Circle and Its Significance for the Study of Jomon Social Structure
Daisei KODAMA
14 Foragers as Fetish in Modern Japan
Mark J. HUDSON

 
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