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By William C Prentiss

The Plateau zone of the Pacific Northwest witnessed the emergence, endurance, and decline of a various array of hunter-gatherer groups throughout the process a prior a number of thousand yr interval. as a result, the sector includes an archaeological list of teams who lived from time to time in everlasting villages, hired complicated source procurement and processing options, participated in wide-ranging exchange networks, and maintained social firms that includes excessive levels of social inequality.

Complex Hunter-Gatherers offers a huge synthesis of the archaeology of the Plateau, such as the Columbia and Fraser-Thompson drainages. The members search to additional our realizing of the character of prehistoric social association, subsistence practices, and lifeways of these dwelling at the Plateau, and to extend upon this beginning to appreciate the evolution and association of advanced hunter-gatherers in general.

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