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This is the main wide-ranging, complete, and updated dictionary of archaeology on hand. Over 4,000 A-Z entries clarify the phrases encountered in educational and well known archaeological literature, in lectures, and on tv. issues lined comprise artifacts, strategies, terminology, humans, websites, and classes, and expert components corresponding to commercial and maritime archaeology. This moment version is absolutely revised and up-to-date, with a hundred and fifty new entries on archaeological websites, phrases, activities, and other people, plus prolonged insurance of archaeological source administration and archaeological idea. whereas the dictionary's basic concentration is on Europe, the previous global, and the Americas, as those are the areas the place archaeology has develop into top demonstrated, additionally it is key archaeological websites around the globe. A quick-reference part covers chronological classes, Egyptian rulers and dynasties, Roman rulers and dynasties, rulers of britain to advert 1066, and vital foreign conventions and suggestions. New to this variation are suggested, up to date net hyperlinks for over a hundred entries at the Dictionary of Archaeology better half web site, that would be on a regular basis up to date to maintain hyperlinks thoroughly present.
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All who help in the work of digging out a house and shooting the beavers receive a share of the furs. At Seven Islands a man who discovers a house will in all likelihood dig it with the help of one other person, preferably his own son. Yet at Natashquan a man does not consider limiting the number of people who will help him raid a house. Thomas Gregoire had discovered a house when alone one spring and had returned to raid it the following winter with three other men. When I asked why he had not returned with fewer men in order to have a larger share of the beavers, he saw little sense to my question.
36. Bailey 1937: 84-88 37. Bailey 1937: 87 38. Bailey 1937: 88 39. Jenness 1935: 5 40. Steward 1936: 339 Notes to Chapter II 1. Cooper 1939: 72-80. Cooper carried the argument further than Speck. He was interested in traits held in common by all marginal peoples, and, on the basis of early accounts in this area and world-wide comparative material, he felt that some system of land "ownership" was common to all hunting-gathering tribes (1939: 84; 1946: 293, 301). However, in his discussion of other areas, he failed to differentiate clearly between the family and the band as the owning group, and this is, after all, the point at issue (1939: 83-84, 89-90).
Mathieu and two other men caught sixteen beavers one fall. Mathieu was "chief," and he took as his share two large and two small beavers, allotting to the others three large and three small and four large and two small beavers. respectively. I asked why this division, since all three had big families, and found that it was also partly because the other two men both had large "accounts" at the store. But there was apparently an additional reason: the very fact that Mathieu was responsible made him take less, so that there would be no danger of hard feelings on the part of the other In other respects where money was concerned, there was also a certain uneasiness and tension.