The Archaeology of Micronesia
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- Author: Paul Rainbird, University of Wales, Lampeter
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Drawing on a wide range of archaeological, anthropological and historical sources, Paul Rainbird surveys the development of Micronesia, from the earliest process of human colonization, within the broader context of Pacific Island studies. Addressing contemporary debates around processes of colonization, social organization, environmental change and the interpretation of material culture, this book will be essential reading for any scholar with an interest in the archaeology of the Pacific.Read more
- Was the first book-length study of the archaeology of this region
- Cross-disciplinary method, drawing on archaeology, anthropology and history
- Addresses key contemporary debates on colonisation, social organisation and environmental change
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"A thought-provoking work...Essential." L.A. Kimball, Western Washington University, CHOICE
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- Date Published: July 2006
- format: Adobe eBook Reader
- isbn: 9780511207297
- contains: 43 b/w illus. 15 maps 1 table
- availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
Table of Contents
2. Micronesians: the people in history and anthropology
3. Fluid boundaries: horizons of the local, colonial and disciplinary
4. Settling the seascape: fusing islands and people
5. Identifying difference: the Mariana Islands
6. A sea of islands: Palau, Yap and the Carolinian Atolls
7. 'How the past speaks here!': The Eastern Caroline Islands
8. Islands and beaches: the atoll groups and outliers
9. The tropical northwest Pacific in context.
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