Explanation of Prehistoric Change

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Author: Hill, James N [1974- ] (editor)

Year: 1977

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press

Place: Albuquerque

Description:

xiv+356 pages with figures, maps and index. Royal octavo (9 3/4" x 6 1/4") issued in beige cloth with brown lettering to spine. Foreword by Douglas W Schwartz, preface and introduction by James N Hill. A School of American Research Book (SAR. Papers from a seminar held in Santa Fe, April 2-8, 1970. 1st edition.

Contents: Fred Plog: Explaining Change; James N Hill: Systems Theory and the Explanation of Change; Arthur A Saxe: On the Origin of Evolutionary Processes: State Formation in the Sandwich Islands; Richard I Ford: Evolutionary Ecology and the Evolution of Human Ecosystems: A Case Study from the Midwestern USA; Michael A Glassow: Population Aggregation and System Change: Examples from the American Southwest; Henry T Wright: Toward and Explanation of the Origin of the State; William T Sanders: Resource Utilization and Political Evolution in the Teotihuacan Valley; Fred Plog: Systems Theory and Simulation: The Case of Hawaiian Warfare and Redistribution; James N Hill: Discussion; Melvin L Perlman: Comments on Explanation, and on Stability and Change.

Condition:

Light edge wear. Avery good to fine copy in a better than very good jacket.

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