A cross-cultural historical analysis of subsistence change

American Anthropologist Vol/Iss. 92 Published In Pages: 447-457
By Bradley, Candice, Moore, Carmella Caracci, Burton, Michael L., White, Douglas R.


Most societies will have experienced a recent change in subsistence economy due to world system contact (453).


Findings suggest that subsistence economy should be used cautiously as a variable in cross-cultural research.


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