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Technological responses to risk in Holocene Australia

Hiscock, Peter


It has long been recognized that the Australian archaeological record documents alterations in settlement and technological strategies in the middle of the Holocene. Discussion of the cause of those changes has largely been restricted to suggestions of the arrival of new technologies, presumably from southeast Asia, without exploring their advantages for humans occupying the continent. The model outlined here proposes that during the mid Holocene exploitation of the landscape involved...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 1994
Type: Journal article


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