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Hunter-Gatherers and Farmers

An enduring frontier in the Caledon Valley, South Africa

£21.00
S860
9781841710617
Carolyn  R. Thorp
2000
Cambridge Monographs in African Archaeology
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Description

The book investigates the effects on huter-gatherers of a hypothesised frontier with agriculturalists in the Caledon Valley. The frontier hypothesis was based on previous Iron Age research, whereas tha presence of hunter-gatherers was noted from historical sources. The study examines the social aspect of mixing huter-gatherers and agriculturalists, by focusing on the mechanisms involved in long-standng co-operative relationshAs. Exchange relationshAs and clientshA are explored.