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Log In Sign Up. Unfollow Follow Unblock. Other Affiliations:. Recent studies have shown that pre-Columbian societies in the Amazon undertook significant landscape modifications, including earthworks.
Instead, numerous archaeological sites, dating from ca. View on doi. Save to Library. Archaeology , Prehistoric Archaeology , and Landscape Archaeology. Subsistence practices among earthwork builders: Phytolith evidence from archaeological sites in the southwest Amazonian interfluves more.
Archaeobotany , Amazonian Archaeology , and Phytoliths. Publication Date: Publication Name: Antiquity. Antiquity and Amazon basin. An assessment of the cultural practices behind the formation or not of anthropogenic black earth in Marajo Island archaeological sites more. This chapter discusses the results of geoarchaeological research carried out in three archaeological sites, belonging to different time periods: 1 Rio Branco site, c.
AD —; and 3 Leal site, c AD —; and 3 Leal site, c. AD — Fig. At the Rio Branco and Leal sites it was observed a negative correlation between soil color, ceramic density and chemical content. On the basis of such findings, the presence or not of ADE and its characteristic chemical signatures is explained as caused by diverse spatial organization.
This economy empowered kinship groups, who controlled, in their communities, access to basic resources. This situation was This situation was justified by a ritualistic and religious system that sought support on true and mythical ancestors.
The study of decorative styles and ceramic iconography has allowed defining boundaries between social groups and better understand social organization and relations between chiefdoms up to the 14th century. Archaeology is a discipline that can offer a long term perspective on the impacts human societies have had on the environment. Landscape studies are critical for understanding these impacts, because they embrace a Thus far, we know that Amerindian societies have been actively transforming their surroundings for millennia.
Is there a need to un gender the past? This paper is concerned with identifying and discussing how archaeologists may have engendered the past in unintended ways and produced versions of social relations that, in the course of searching for antagonistic gender relations, This paper is concerned with identifying and discussing how archaeologists may have engendered the past in unintended ways and produced versions of social relations that, in the course of searching for antagonistic gender relations, project our own feminist desires of equality, autonomy, and agency onto past societies.
It is proposed that an adequate recognition of the different dimensions of gender may help us to differentiate cultural understandings of gender from the ideological use of gender categories to establish hierarchical social relations.
Archaeology and Gender Studies. The Cultivated Wilderness Project. Per Stenborg, Denise P. Journal of Field Archaeology more. Remember me on this computer. Enter the email address you signed up with and we'll email you a reset link. Need an account? Click here to sign up.
The Nonagricultural Chiefdoms of Marajó Island
Schaan, Denise Pahl Overview. Publication Timeline. Most widely held works by Denise Pahl Schaan. Sacred geographies of ancient Amazonia : historical ecology of social complexity by Denise Pahl Schaan 19 editions published between and in English and held by 1, WorldCat member libraries worldwide 4e de couv.
Denise Pahl Schaan
Schaan, Denise Pahl 1962-