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Coping with Seasonal Constraints
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Coping with Seasonal Constraints

Edited by Rebecca Huss-Ashmore. With John J. Curry and Robert K. Hitchcock

144 pages | 8 1/2 x 11
Paper 1988 | ISBN 9780924171949 | $24.95s | Outside the Americas £18.99
Distributed for the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Seasonal fluctuations constrain the food production options of nonindustrial peoples. How do people cope with these constraints and what are the consequences of seasonality for human health and well-being? The papers in this volume address these issues from a variety of perspectives. Included are studies of physiological responses to seasonal scarcity, seasonality research in archaeology, and ethnographic case studies of the role of seasonality in food procurement.

MASCA Vol. 5

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