California's Coastal HunterGatherers: A Theoretical Perspective. Environmental Setting. Culture History. Research Procedures. Investigations at SBA-1807. Investigations at SBA-2061. Investigations at SBA-2057. Early Holocene Adaptations of the Santa Barbara Channel. Early Holocene Cultural Ecology on the California Coast. Summary and Conclusions. Index.
Based on detailed excavation data, the author reconstructs the paleography of the Santa Barbara coast ca. 8500 years ago, makes comparisons to other early California sites, and applies his findings to current theories of hunter-gatherers and coastal environments. With an emphasis on paleographic reconstructions, site formation processes, chronological studies, and integrated faunal analyses, the work will be of interest to a wide range of scholars working in shell middens, hunter-gatherer ecology, geoarchaeology, and coatal or aquatic adaptations.
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