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Raw Material Availability and the Organization of Technology
(American Antiquity, 1994)
Ethnographic examples of stone-tool makers in Australia and archaeological examples from three different areas in the western United States indicate that the availability of lithic raw materials is an important variable ...
Evaluating approaches to the conservation of rare and endangered plants
(Ecological Society of America, 1994)
Nearly 25% of the estimated 250,000 species of vascular plants in the world may become extinct within the next 50 yr (Raven 1987), and 22% of vascular plant species in the United States are currently of conservation concern ...
Hairdos and Don'ts: Hair Symbolism and Sexual History in Samoa
Hair is one of the classical foci of scholarly musing about the body, attaining this focal status through the seminal essay of Edmund Leach, "Magical Hair." My intention is to draw the strands of this debate into a coherent ...
The Scope of Post-Chacoan Community Organization in the Lower Zuni River Region
(Anthropological Research Papers, 1994)
This chapter addresses the scope of post-Chacoan community organization in the lower Zuni River region, and suggests a methodology for examining community organization elsewhere. The chapter is divided into several sections. ...
Strategies for Resource Protection: Results from "Save the Past for the Future."
(Society for American Archaeology, SAA Bulletin, 1994)
On September 19-2 3, SAA hosted Save the Past for the Future, a working conference held in Breckenridge, Colo., with 161 participants. Below, the chairs of the three conference workshops provide brief summaries of the ...
Biological control of cereal leaf beetle project manual, 1994
(U. S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Plant Protection and Quarantine, Biological Control Operations, 1994)