The Resource Abydos : an archaeological investigation of holocene adaptations on the Pilbara Coast, Northwestern Australia, Genevieve Clune

Abydos : an archaeological investigation of holocene adaptations on the Pilbara Coast, Northwestern Australia, Genevieve Clune

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Abydos : an archaeological investigation of holocene adaptations on the Pilbara Coast, Northwestern Australia
Title
Abydos
Title remainder
an archaeological investigation of holocene adaptations on the Pilbara Coast, Northwestern Australia
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Genevieve Clune
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Language
eng
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WU
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Clune, Genevieve
Dewey number
994.101
Dissertation note
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Western Australia, 2002.
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illustrations
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no index present
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non fiction
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University of Western Australia
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  • Kitchen-middens
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
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Abydos : an archaeological investigation of holocene adaptations on the Pilbara Coast, Northwestern Australia, Genevieve Clune
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Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 351-385
Contents
Ch. 1 : Aims and background -- Ch. 2: Natural history: climate; vegetation; geology; geomorphology; palaeoenvironment; terrestrial vertebrate fauna; fire history -- Ch. 3: Human history and archaeology: history and ethnography: European exploration and contact with Aborigines; Aboriginal social organisation; The Yaburara; The Ngaluma; Subsistence and material culture; The Archaeology of the study area: previous excavations and archaeological background -- Ch. 4: Fieldwork and methodology: fieldwork: Cleaverville, Roebourne Gap; Cleaverville South; Laboratory analysis: sorting; sediment analysis; non-cultural material; Invertebrate analysis: shellfish, crustacea; Vertebrate analysis; Lithic analysis; Other analyses -- Ch. 5: Nickol 3 : sediment analysis; stratigraphy; chronology; shellfish; other fauna; lithic assemblage -- Ch. 6: Roebourne Gap -- Ch. 7: Cleaverville South -- Ch. 8: Area surveys; Ch. 9: Interpretation: subsistence; environmental context; sea levels; decline of the mangroves; cyclones; climatic reversal; A. granosa habitat; Increase in mudflat area; End of the "Andara period"; Dating; Nickol 2: intensity of site use; Nickol 2's relationship to other sites; Cleaverville South: site function; relationship to other sites; Discussion of all sites; Local archaeology; Stone tool assemblage; Seasonality; Gender -- Ch. 10: Mid-late holocene intensification on the Western Abydos coastal plain: adaptation and innovation -- Intensification in the Australian archaeological record -- Explanations for the appearance of shell mounds; Causes and effects of mid to late Holocene change on the Abydos Plain: possible consequences of increasing aridity during the mis to late Holocene; Mobility versus sedentism; Evidence for mobility and sedentism on the Abydos coast; Mobility strategies on the Western Abydos Plain; The development of shell mounds; Sexual division of labour on the Abydos coast during the mid to late Holocene -- Ch. 11: Chronological, theoretical and regional context, summary and conclusions
Control code
000028257391
Extent
[x], 435 p.
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying for private study, closed quotation. In accordance with Copyright Act 1968. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
ill.(some col.), maps
Stock number
MAR07/069
Label
Abydos : an archaeological investigation of holocene adaptations on the Pilbara Coast, Northwestern Australia, Genevieve Clune
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 351-385
Contents
Ch. 1 : Aims and background -- Ch. 2: Natural history: climate; vegetation; geology; geomorphology; palaeoenvironment; terrestrial vertebrate fauna; fire history -- Ch. 3: Human history and archaeology: history and ethnography: European exploration and contact with Aborigines; Aboriginal social organisation; The Yaburara; The Ngaluma; Subsistence and material culture; The Archaeology of the study area: previous excavations and archaeological background -- Ch. 4: Fieldwork and methodology: fieldwork: Cleaverville, Roebourne Gap; Cleaverville South; Laboratory analysis: sorting; sediment analysis; non-cultural material; Invertebrate analysis: shellfish, crustacea; Vertebrate analysis; Lithic analysis; Other analyses -- Ch. 5: Nickol 3 : sediment analysis; stratigraphy; chronology; shellfish; other fauna; lithic assemblage -- Ch. 6: Roebourne Gap -- Ch. 7: Cleaverville South -- Ch. 8: Area surveys; Ch. 9: Interpretation: subsistence; environmental context; sea levels; decline of the mangroves; cyclones; climatic reversal; A. granosa habitat; Increase in mudflat area; End of the "Andara period"; Dating; Nickol 2: intensity of site use; Nickol 2's relationship to other sites; Cleaverville South: site function; relationship to other sites; Discussion of all sites; Local archaeology; Stone tool assemblage; Seasonality; Gender -- Ch. 10: Mid-late holocene intensification on the Western Abydos coastal plain: adaptation and innovation -- Intensification in the Australian archaeological record -- Explanations for the appearance of shell mounds; Causes and effects of mid to late Holocene change on the Abydos Plain: possible consequences of increasing aridity during the mis to late Holocene; Mobility versus sedentism; Evidence for mobility and sedentism on the Abydos coast; Mobility strategies on the Western Abydos Plain; The development of shell mounds; Sexual division of labour on the Abydos coast during the mid to late Holocene -- Ch. 11: Chronological, theoretical and regional context, summary and conclusions
Control code
000028257391
Extent
[x], 435 p.
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Open copying for private study, closed quotation. In accordance with Copyright Act 1968. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Other physical details
ill.(some col.), maps
Stock number
MAR07/069

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