William T Divale

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This paper presents codes on the highest number a society can count to. In the original study (Divale 1999) these codes were used to test a model that explains the variability in counting systems found in traditional societies. Societies that live in areas of climatic instability in terms of temperature and precipitation extremes tend to have period(More)
The authors administered the National College Health Risk Behavior Survey to 1,219 college students who were attending a historically Black college located in New York City. They assessed the US-born Black students and Black students who emigrated to the United States for differences in risky sexual behaviors, risky dietary behaviors, and physical(More)
tion, labor investment, skill, and the organization of ceramic production in late prehispanic highland Peru. American Antiquity 60:619–39. d o b r e , m . 1995. Gender and prehistoric technology: On the social agency of technical strategies. World Archaeology 27: 25–49. e e r k e n s , j . w. 1997. Variability in Later Mesolithic microliths of northern(More)
From the foods we eat and the houses we construct, to our religious practices and political organization, to who we can marry and the types of games we teach our children, the diversity of cultural practices in the world is astounding. Yet, our ability to visualize and understand this diversity is limited by the ways it has been documented and shared: on a(More)
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