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Abundance: the archaeology of plenitude




Smith, Monica L., editor
University Press of Colorado, publisher

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Using case studies from around the globe and multiple time periods, Smith makes the case that abundance provides an essential explanatory perspective on ancient peoples' choices and activities. Focusing on plenitude enables the understanding of cohesive behaviors that were equally important for the development of social complexity.--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 -- Case studies
Material culture -- Case studies
Consumption (Economics) -- Social aspects -- History -- Case studies
Economic anthropology -- Case studies


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