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Waste Management in Hunter-Gatherer Communities



Year of publication 2015
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Journal of Landscape Ecology
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Faculty of Social Studies

Field Archaeology, anthropology, ethnology
Keywords Waste; Paleolithic; Mesolithic; Purity; Hunters; Gatherers; Landscape; Environmental history
Description This article describes examples of material and waste management with a focus on select Upper Paleolithic and Mesolithic sites. It examines the structuring of space and landscape from the perspective of waste management as a certain need of natural human behavior. The article touches on the concept of purity and on defining the creation of waste.
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