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Surplus: the politics of production and the strategies of everyday life




Morehart, Christopher T., editor
De Lucia, Kristin, editor
University Press of Colorado, publisher

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Placing the concept of surplus at the forefront of archaeological discussions on production, consumption, power, strategy, and change, this volume reaches beyond conventional ways of thinking about top-down or bottom-up models and offers a comparative framework to examine surplus, generating new questions and methodologies to elucidate the social and political economies of the past.--Provided by publisher.


Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Access is limited to the Adams State University, Colorado State University, Colorado State University Pueblo, Community College of Denver, Fort Lewis College, Metropolitan State University Denver, Regis University, University of Alaska Fairbanks, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, University of Colorado Denver, University of Denver, University of Northern Colorado, University of Wyoming, Utah State University and Western Colorado University communities only.


Social archaeology
Surplus (Economics) -- Social aspects -- History
Surplus (Economics) -- Political aspects -- History
Production (Economic theory) -- History
Economics -- History -- To 1800
Agriculture -- History
Social change -- History
Household archaeology
Community archaeology


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