Introduction: archaeology and the totality of human behavior; 1. Tikatika; 2. Beyond analogy; 3. Behavior and adaptation; 4. Other adaptive models in Aboriginal Australia; 5. The anthropology of human residues; 6. The materialist approach in living archaeology; 7. The importance of being different; 8. Explaining the differences; 9. Antipodean anomalies; 10. Surprise package; Notes;Bibliography; Index.
Using as case studies his own observations of Australian Aborigines, and those of others, the author presents a unified theory of ethnoarchaeology.