House types and settlement patterns

Minnesota Archaeologist Vol/Iss. 28 Published In Pages: 2-26
By Robbins, Michael C.


This article proposes that ground plans may be used as a criterion for determining the relative permanence of settlement patterns in archaelogical societies. Results suggest that impermanent settlements and small community size are significantly associated with circular ground plans and that permanent settlements with larger community sizes are significantly associated with rectangular ground plans.

Documents and Hypotheses Filed By:mas Megan Farrer