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24 p, 656.6 KB The adaptive nature of culture : a cross-cultural analysis of the returns of local environmental knowledge in three indigenous societies / Reyes-García, Victòria (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Guèze, Maximilien (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Díaz Reviriego, Isabel (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Duda, Romain (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Fernández-Llamazares, Álvaro (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Gallois, Sandrine (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Napitupulu, Lucentezza (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Orta Martínez, Martí (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Pyhälä, Aili (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals)
Researchers have argued that the behavioral adaptations that explain the success of our species are partially cultural, i. e. , cumulative and socially transmitted. Thus, understanding the adaptive nature of culture is crucial to understand human evolution. [...]
2016
Current anthropology, Vol. 57 issue 6 (Dec. 2016) , p. 761-784  
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17 p, 1000.4 KB Change and stasis in the Iberian Middle Paleolithic. Considerations on the significance of Mousterian technological variability / Torre, Ignacio de la (University College London. Institute of Archaeology) ; Martínez Moreno, Jorge (Centre d'Estudis del Patrimoni Arqueològic de la Prehistòria) ; Mora Torcal, Rafael (Centre d'Estudis del Patrimoni Arqueològic de la Prehistòria)
The European Mousterian has traditionally been portrayed as a long period of technological stasis as opposed to the technotypological dynamism of Upper Paleolithic cultures. The classic debate on Mousterian variability explained interassemblage differences either by ethnic, cultural, functional, and chronological or by paleoenvironmental causes, but variability was based on typological considerations. [...]
2013
Current anthropology, Vol. 54, supplement 8 (2013) , p. 320-336  
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13 p, 1.2 MB Seated memory : new insights into Near Eastern Neolithic mortuary variability from Tell Halula, Syria / Guerrero Vila, Emma (University of Notre Dame. Department of Anthropology) ; Molist, Miquel 1956- e (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Prehistòria) ; Kuijt, Ian (University of Notre Dame. Department of Anthropology) ; Anfruns, Josep (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Prehistòria)
Despite a long history of field research in the Neolithic of the Near East, archaeologists have a remarkably poor understanding of the degree of variation in mortuary practices within and between major Neolithic settlements. [...]
2009
Current anthropology, Vol. 50, núm. 3 (2009) , p. 379-391  
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11 p, 237.5 KB Moving beyond a snapshot to understand changes in the well-being of native Amazonians : panel evidence (2002-2006) from Bolivia. / Godoy, Ricardo (Brandeis University. Heller School for Social Policy and Management) ; Reyes-García, Victòria (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals) ; Gravlee, Clarence C. (, University of Florida. Department of Anthropology) ; Huanca L., Tomás (Centro Boliviano de Investigación y de Desarrollo Socio Integral) ; Leonard, William R. (Northwestern University. Department of Anthropology) ; McDade, Thomas W. (Northwestern University. Department of Anthropology) ; Tanner, Susan (University of Georgia. Department of Anthropology) ; TAPS Bolivia Study Team
Forces such as the opening of trade, globalization, multinational corporate resource extraction, urbanization, acculturation, and colonization catalyze economic, ecological, and sociocultural change, which can threaten the well‐being and habitat of native Amazonians. [...]
2009
Current anthropology, Vol. 50, núm. 4 (2009) , p. 563-573  
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33 p, 3.3 MB Market economy and the loss of folk knowledge of plant uses: estimates from the Tsimane' of the Bolivian Amazon / Reyes-García, Victòria (Brandeis University. Heller School for Social Policy and Management) ; Vadez, Vincent (Brandeis University. Heller School for Social Policy and Management) ; Byron, Elizabeth (International Food Policy Research Institute) ; Apaza, Lilian (Proteccin del Medio Ambiente Tarija) ; Leonard, William R. (Northwestern University. Department of Anthropology) ; Pérez, Eddy (Fundación para el Desarrollo de la Ecología. Estación Biológica Tunquini) ; Wilkie, David (Wildlife Conservation Society)
2005
Current anthropology, Vol. 46, núm. 4 (2005) , p. 651-656  
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8 p, 985.9 KB Palaeodiets of humans and fauna at the Spanish Mesolithic site of El Collado / Garcia Guixé, Elena (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Biologia Animal, de Biologia Vegetal i d'Ecologia) ; Subirà, M. Eulàlia (Maria Eulàlia) (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Biologia Animal, de Biologia Vegetal i d'Ecologia) ; Richards, Michael P. (Max-Planck-Institut für evolutionäre Anthropologie)
The first human stable isotope results from the Spanish Levant, from the Mesolithic (ca. 7500 BP, Mesolithic IIIA phase) site of El Collado (near Oliva, Valencia) provide evidence for the consumption of marine protein by humans, estimated at approximately 25% of the dietary protein for some individuals. [...]
2006
Current anthropology, Vol. 47, núm. 3 (2006) , p. 549-557  
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37 p, 4.4 MB Regions based on social structure / Burton, Michael L. (University of California) ; Moore, Carmella C. (University of California) ; Whiting, John W. M. (Harvard University) ; Romney, A. Kimball (University of California)
Boas argued that anthropologists should make historical comparisons within well-defined regional contexts. A century later, we have many improvements in the statistical methodologies for comparative research, yet most of our regional constructs remain without a valid empirical basis. [...]
1996
Current anthropology, Vol. 37, núm. 1 (1996) , p. 87-123  
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47 p, 8.5 MB Bronze age world system and its cycles (and comments and reply) / Frank, Andre Gunder (Universiteit van Amsterdam) ; Algaze, Guillermo (University of California. Department of Anthropology) ; Barceló, Juan A. (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Prehistòria) ; Chase-Dunn, Christopher K. (Johns Hopkins University. Department of Sociology) ; Edens, Christopher (Harvard University) ; Friedman, Jonathan (Lunds universitet) ; Gilman, Antonio (California State University. Department of Anthropology) ; Gosden, Chris (La Trobe University. Department of Archaeology) ; Harding, A. F. (University of Durham. Department of Archaeology) ; Joffe, Alexander H. (Harvard Semitic Museum) ; Knapp, Arthur Bernard (Macquarie University) ; Kohl, Philip (Wellesley College. Department of Anthropology) ; Kristiansen, Kristian ; Lamberg-Karlovsky, C. C. (Harvard University) ; McNeill, John Robert (Georgetown University. History Department) ; Muhly, James David (University of Pennsylvania. Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies) ; Sherratt, Andrew (University of Oxford) ; Sherratt, Susan (University of Oxford)
1993
Current anthropology, Vol. 34 (1993) , núm. 4, p. 383-429  
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29 p, 4.3 MB The big-game focus : reinterpreting the archaeological record of Cantabrian Upper Paleolithic economy (and comments and reply) / Kornfeld, Marcel (University of Wyoming. Department of Anthropology) ; Boyle, Katherine V. (King's College) ; Clark, Geoffrey A. (Arizona State University. Department of Anthropology) ; Enloe, James G. (University of Iowa. Department of Anthropology) ; Kozlowski, Janusz K. (Uniwersytet Jagielloński) ; Mora Torcal, Rafael (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Prehistòria) ; Straus, Lawrence Guy (University of New Mexico. Department of Anthropology) ; Tabarev, Andrei V. (Institut arkheologii i ėtnografii (Rossiĭskai︠a︡ akademii︠a︡ nauk. Sibirskoe otdelenie)) ; Zilhão, João (Universidade de Lisboa)
1996
Current anthropology, Vol. 37, núm. 4 (1996) , p. 629-657  
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24 p, 3.8 MB Talking culture : new boundaries. New rehtorics of exclusion in Europe / Stolcke, Verena (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)
1995
Current anthropology, Vol. 36 (1995) , núm. 1, p. 1-24  

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