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Author Hodder, Ian.

Title Symbols in action : ethnoarchaeological studies of material culture / Ian Hodder
Published Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1982


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Description x, 244 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series New studies in archaeology
New studies in archaeology.
Contents Machine derived contents note: 1. Introduction: the nature of material cultures; 2. Ethnicity and symbolism in Baringo; 3. Maintaining the boundaries; 4. Disrupting the boundaries; 5. Within the boundaries: age, sex and self-decoration; 6. Hunter-gatherers and pastoralists on the Leroghi plateau; 7. A state of symbiosis and conflict: the Lozi; 8. Dirt, women and men: a study in the Nuba Mountains, Sudan; 9. Implications for archaeology; 10. Conclusions and prospects
Analysis Central & East Africa Prehistoric settlements Archaeology
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 230-238
Subject Ethnoarchaeology -- Kenya.
Ethnoarchaeology -- Sudan.
Ethnoarchaeology -- Zambia.
Ethnology -- Kenya.
Ethnology -- Sudan.
Ethnology -- Zambia.
Material culture -- Kenya.
Material culture -- Sudan.
Material culture -- Zambia.
Kenya -- Antiquities.
Sudan -- Antiquities.
Zambia -- Antiquities.
LC no. 81010207
ISBN 0521241766