By Marcy Rockman, James Steele

This quantity provides the archaeological & anthropological foundations of the panorama studying technique. a sequence of case reviews examines interpretations of panorama studying from the pursuits of pre-modern people into Europe, post-glacial migration into the United States & the English colonists at Jamestown.

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Rather, they may be due to social organization factors such as language or kinship systems and the various mechanisms through which information may actually be transferred. Maddock (1976: 170) notes that there are two basic mechanisms through which information can be shared and that each has bearing on how useful the information may ultimately be to the group to whom it is passed. In the first case, information can be shared directly and overtly between groups, and in such cases information is often more accurate and specific.

Development of limitational knowledge depends upon the periodicity of the given resource and its intended use. For general purposes, I suggest that it most likely takes at least a generation to develop familiarity with resources: their fluctuations, their potentials, and their carrying capacity on a scale that influences human activity. For example, in their study of demic expansion of early Neolithic settlements in central Greece, van Andel and Runnels (1995) cite the output flow of the Pineios River in the Larisa basin of Thessaly.

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