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By Allen McCartney, Douglas Veltre (auth.), Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember (eds.)

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The Encyclopedia of Prehistory represents additionally outlined through a slightly assorted set of an try to supply simple details sociocultural features than are eth­ on all archaeologically recognized cultures, nological cultures. significant traditions are masking the full globe and the full outlined in response to universal subsistence prehistory of humankind. it really is designed as practices, sociopolitical association, and a device to help in doing comparative fabric industries, yet language, ideology, examine at the peoples of the earlier. so much and kinship ties play very little half in of the entries are written through the world's their definition simply because they're nearly most excellent specialists at the specific parts unrecoverable from archaeological con­ and time classes. texts. against this, language, ideology, and The Encyclopedia is prepared accord­ kinship ties are primary to defining ethno­ ing to significant traditions. a massive culture logical cultures. There are 3 forms of entries within the is outlined as a bunch of populations sharing Encyclopedia: the most important culture access, comparable subsistence practices, know-how, and sorts of sociopolitical association, the neighborhood subtradition access, and the that are spatially contiguous over a rela­ website access. each one includes kinds of tively huge quarter and which undergo pace­ info, and every is meant to be rally for a comparatively lengthy interval. minimum utilized in a unique way.

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D. 1800. TIME PERIOD: James Cook's third and last voyage around the world; Hrdlicka 1945; Joppien and Smith 1988; Veniaminov 1984). The longhouses, made of driftwood superstructures and entered by notched log ladders placed through the ceiling smoke holes, held large numbers of Aleuts who were organized in ranked societies during the late prehistoric and early contact periods. ; long- Northern shore of Unalaska island, just west of Unalaska bay, eastern Aleutian islands. LOCATION: DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY Local Environment The Reese bay site (UNL-063) is located on a spit separating McLees lake from the Bering sea.

Coastlines vary considerably, with many rocky headlands and rugged beaches. Significant land fauna are absent in the Central Aleutian region, but the sea supports abundant marine mammals, fish, birds, and invertebrates (Merritt and Fuller 1977). Settlements Central Aleutian settlements include both yearround base villages and a range of seasonal resource-specific subsistence-procurement settlements (McCartney 1977, 1984). All sites are located along the coast at areas of easy access to the sea.

Harrison, and A. J. Boyce. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 379-392. Laughlin, William S. (1980). Aleuts: Survivors of the Bering Land Bridge". New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston. McCartney, Allen P. (1977). " In The Environment of Amchitka Island, Alaska, ed. M. L. Merritt and R. G. Fuller. S. Department of Commerce, 59-113. McCartney, Allen P. (1984). " In Handbook of North American Indians: Arctic, ed. D. Damas. : Smithsonian Institution Press, 119-135. , and R. Glen Fuller, eds. (1977). S. Department of Commerce.

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