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Title Julian Steward and the Great Basin : the making of an anthropologist / edited by Richard O. Clemmer, L. Daniel Myers, Mary Elizabeth Rudden.

Imprint Salt Lake City : University of Utah Press, ©1999.

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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 288 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-276) and index.
Contents 1. Learning the Land / Virginia Kerns 1 -- 2. Julian Steward and Utah Archaeology / Joel C. Janetski 19 -- 3. Numic Pronghorn Exploitation: A Reassessment of Stewardian-Derived Models of Big-Game Hunting in the Great Basin / Brooke S. Arkush 35 -- 4. In the Field in Death Valley: Julian Steward's Panamint Shoshone Fieldwork / Catherine S. Fowler, Molly Dufort, Mary K. Rusco, Pauline Esteves 53 -- 5. A Revisionist View of Julian Steward and the Great Basin Paradigm from the North / Deward E. Walker Jr. 60 -- 6. The Yamparika--Shoshones, Comanches, or Utes--or Does It Matter? / James A. Goss 74 -- 7. Julian Steward, the Western Shoshones, and the Bureau of Indian Affairs: A Failure to Communicate / Elmer R. Rusco 85 -- 8. Julian Steward's Vision of the Great Basin: A Critique and Response / Steven J. Crum 117 -- 9. A Frame for Culture: Observations on the Culture-Element Distribution of the Snake River Shoshone / L. Daniel Myers 128 -- 10. Steward's Gap: Why Steward Did Not Use His Theory of Culture Change to Explain Shoshoni Culture Change / Richard O. Clemmer 144 -- 11. Where Were Wovoka and Wuzzie George? / Alice B. Kehoe 164 -- 12. Rethinking Cultural Ecology, Multilinear Evolution, and Expert Witnesses: Julian Steward and the Indian Claims Commission Proceedings / Sheree Ronaasen, Richard O. Clemmer, Mary Elizabeth Rudden 170 -- 13. Julian Steward and the Politics of Representation / Ned Blackhawk 203 -- 14. Julian Steward and the Construction of Area-Studies Research in the United States / Thomas C. Patterson, Antonio Lauria-Perricelli 219.
Summary "Julian Steward and the Great Basin is a critical assessment of Steward's work, the factors that influenced him, and his deep effect on American anthropology. Steward (1902-1972) was one of the foremost American exponents of cultural ecology, the idea that societies evolve in adaptation to their human and natural environments. He was also central in shaping basic anthropological constructs such as "hunter-gatherer" and "adaptation." But his fieldwork took place almost entirely in the Great Basin of California, Nevada, and Utah."--BOOK JACKET. "Julian Steward and the Great Basin also corrects long-standing misperceptions that originated with Steward about lifeways of the Indians living between the Great Plains and California. It charts new directions for research, demanding a more exacting study of environmental conditions, material adaptations, and organizational responses, as well as an appreciation of the ideological and humanistic dimensions of Basin life."--Jacket.
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Subject Steward, Julian Haynes, 1902-1972.
Steward, Julian Haynes, 1902-1972.
Steward, Julian Haynes, 1902-1972.
Steward, Julian Haynes, 1902-1972.
Steward, Julian Haynes.
Anthropologists -- Great Basin -- Biography.
Archaeologists -- Great Basin -- Biography.
Indians of North America -- Great Basin -- Antiquities.
Human ecology -- Great Basin.
Human geography -- Great Basin.
Hunting and gathering societies -- Great Basin.
Great Basin -- Antiquities.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Biography.
Added Author Clemmer, Richard O.
Myers, L. Daniel, 1949-
Rudden, Mary Elizabeth, 1974-
Other Form: Print version: Julian Steward and the Great Basin. Salt Lake City : University of Utah Press, ©1999 0874805945 (DLC) 99013657 (OCoLC)40698565
ISBN 0585111944 (electronic bk.)
9780585111940 (electronic bk.)
0874805945 (alk. paper)
9780874805949 (alk. paper)