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Food provisioning in complex societies: zooarchaeological perspectives




Atici, Levent, editor
Arbuckle, Benjamin S., editor
University Press of Colorado, publisher

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Offers new insight into the mechanisms involved in food provisioning for complex societies. Combining zooarchaeological and historical data from global case studies to analyze patterns in centralization and bureaucratic control, asymmetrical access and inequalities, and production-distribution-consumption dynamics of urban food provisioning and animal management.--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.


Food supply -- History
Animal remains (Archaeology)
Animal industry
Human-animal relationships
Nutritional anthropology
Social archaeology


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