Diane P. Gifford-Gonzalez
|National Endowment for the Humanities Resident ScholarThe Prehistory of Pastoralism in East Africa|
|SAR Press PublicationExplorations in Ethnoarchaeology|
By observing changes in ancient midden deposits, or modern waste, the ethnoarchaeologist is able to theorize about relationships between these material remains and the human behavior that produced them. The contributors to this book cover diverse societies and attempt to establish behavioral patterns from the study of what humans leave behind.