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Anthropology, Space, and Geographic Information Systems

Mark Aldenderfer and Herbert D. G. Maschner


Major advances in the use of geographic information systems have been made in both anthropology and archaeology. Yet there are few published discussions of these new applications and their use in solving complex problems. This book explores these techniques, showing how they have been successfully deployed to pursue research previously considered too difficult--or impossible--to undertake. Among the projects described here are studies of land degradation in the Peruvian Amazon, settlement patterns in the Pacific northwest, ethnic distribution within the Los Angeles garment industry, and prehis ... More

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Print publication date: 1996 Print ISBN-13: 9780195085754
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195085754.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mark Aldenderfer, editor

Herbert D. G. Maschner, editor

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Front Matter

1 Introduction

Mark Aldenderfer

End Matter