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At home on the waves : human habitation of the sea from the mesolithic to today

Author: Tanya J King; Gary Robinson
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, [2019]
Series: Studies in environmental anthropology and ethnobiology
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This collection explores the variety of ways in which people have long made themselves at home at sea, bringing together both ethnographic and archaeological research - much of it with an explicit  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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At home on the waves
New York : Berghahn Books, [2019]
(DLC) 2018055830
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tanya J King; Gary Robinson
ISBN: 9781789201437 1789201438
OCLC Number: 1083522288
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: List of illustrations --
List of tables --
Foreword --
Acknowledgements --
Introduction: at sea in the twenty-first century / Tanya J. King and Gary Robinson --
Moving beyond the "scape" to being in the (watery) world, wherever / Hannah Cobb and Jesse Ransley --
Working grounds, producing places and becoming at home at sea / Penny McCall Howard --
Re-examining brazilian middens in light of new information about seafaring technology / Daniela Klokler and MaDu Gaspar --
Seamless archaeology: the use of archaeology in the study of seascapes --
Caroline wickham-jones --
Moving along: wayfinding, following and non-verbal communication across the frozen seascape of east greenland / Sophie Cacilie Elixhauser --
Drawing gestures: body movement in perceiving and communicating submerged landscapes / Cristian Simonetti --
Exploration of a buried seascape: the cultural maritime landscapes of tremadoc bay / Gary Robinson --
Fish traps of the crocodile islands: windows on another world / Bentley James --
A community-based approach to documenting and interpreting the cultural seascapes of the recherche archipelago, western australia / David Guilfoyle, Ross Anderson, Ron "Doc" Reynolds, and Tom Kimber --
Recognized seaworthy: resistance and transformation among icelandic fisherwomen / Margaret Willson and Helga Tryggvadottir --
"It is windier nowadays": coastal livelihoods and seascape-making in qeqertarsuaq, west greenland / Pelle Tejsner --
Home-making on land and sea in the archipelagic philippines / Olivia Swift --
Fishing for food and fun: how fishing practices mediate physical and discursive relationships with the sea in carteret county, north carolina, usa / Noelle Boucquey and Lisa Campbell --
Sea-nomads: mobile maritime populations of southeast asia / Natasha Stacey and Eddie Allison --
Formal and informal territoriality in ocean management / Tanya J. King --
Afterword.
Series Title: Studies in environmental anthropology and ethnobiology
Responsibility: edited by Tanya J. King and Gary Robinson.

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