Overview

palaeoeconomy


Related Overviews

Eric Higgs (1908—1976) sheep farmer and archaeologist

 

'palaeoeconomy' can also refer to...

 

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Archaeology

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

[Ge]

A school of archaeological thought developed in the 1960s by Eric Higgs and his colleagues, based in Cambridge, which focused on the long‐term determinants of human behaviour resulting from the relationships between people and their environment: ‘the study of man's roles in the prehistoric ecosystems of which he was a member’, as Higgs and his colleague Michael Jarman themselves put it.

Subjects: Archaeology.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.