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Accueil du site → Doctorat → États-Unis → 1986 → Man, land, and water : settlement distribution and the development of irrigation agriculture in the upper Rud-i Gushk drainage, southeastern Iran

Harvard University (1986)

Man, land, and water : settlement distribution and the development of irrigation agriculture in the upper Rud-i Gushk drainage, southeastern Iran

Prickett Martha Ellen

Titre : Man, land, and water : settlement distribution and the development of irrigation agriculture in the upper Rud-i Gushk drainage, southeastern Iran

Auteur : Prickett Martha Ellen

Université de soutenance  : Harvard University.

Grade : Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Anthropology 1986

Résumé partiel
Patterns of settlement and abandonment in an environmentally marginal valley system in southeastern Iran have been investigated through archaeological survey and test excavations on four prehistoric sites in southern Kirman Province. These data are integrated with regional settlement and population shifts found during broader-ranging survey in southern Iran and culled from the archaeological literature. The region’s modern environment and mineral resources are compiled. Th eir impacts, as well as that of the ancient agricultural technology, on population size, distribution, settlement type, and the ancient economy are explored in the context of environmental and social trends. Difficulties in evaluating the field data for site size, date, and function are discussed, as are the constraints these problems pose for determining ancient behavior. The results underline the necessity of focusing settlement distribution research at different scales, because settlement pattern changes in restricted areas may contravene broader regional trends

Présentation (ProQuest)

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