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Inujjuamiut foraging strategies : evolutionary ecology of an arctic hunting economy

Author: Eric A Smith
Publisher: New York : DeGruyter, 1991.
Series: Foundations of human behavior
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric A Smith
ISBN: 020201181X 9780202011813
OCLC Number: 231280028
Description: XX, 455 Seiten : Diagramme, Karten.
Contents: List of TablesList of FiguresPrefaceNote on Terminology and Orthography1. The Research Context Introduction General Research Strategy Evolution, Culture, and Human Behavior Prospect2. Selection, Optimization, and Foraging Strategies Natural Selection, Optimization, and Evolutionary Ecology Optimal Foraging Theory: Logic and Structure3. Natural History The Natural Setting Prey Species Conclusion4. Human History Prehistory History of the Hudson Bay Coast The Contemporary Village5. Inujjuamiut Foraging: An Overview Fieldwork: Logic and Methods Contemporary Foraging Patterns Inputs and Outputs: The Time/Energy Budget6. Prey Choice Anthropological Views Models of Optimal Prey Choice Inujjuamiut Prey Choice Summary and Conclusions7. Time Allocation and Patch Choice Time Allocation and Patch Choice: Theory Time Allocation and Patch Choice: Evidence Conclusions8. Cooperative Foraging The Social Dimensions of Foraging Theory of Cooperative Foraging Inujjuamiut Foraging Groups9. Foraging in a Mixed Economy The Problem of the Mixed Economy Integrated Measures of Production The Costs and Benefits of Foraging Summary and Discussion10. Conclusions and Implications Summary of Findings ImplicationsReferencesAuthorIndexSubject Index
Series Title: Foundations of human behavior
Responsibility: Eric Alden Smith.

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