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Cambridge World Archaeology: The Archaeology of Micronesia

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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.

Synopsis:

In the first book-length archaeological study of Micronesia, Paul Rainbird surveys the development of the islands beginning with the earliest process of human colonisation and places this development within the broader context of Pacific Island studies. The book draws on a wide range of archaeological, anthropological and historical sources.

Synopsis:

First book-length archaeological study of Micronesia.

Table of Contents

1. Micronesian/macrofusion; 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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521656306
Editor:
Yoffee, Norman
Editor:
Alcock, Susan
Author:
Rainbird, Paul
Author:
Yoffee, Norman
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
History
Subject:
Anthropology
Subject:
Archaeology
Subject:
Oceania
Subject:
Antiquities
Subject:
Material culture
Subject:
Micronesia
Subject:
Micronesia History.
Subject:
Micronesia Antiquities.
Subject:
Archaeology-General
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Cambridge World Archaeology
Series Volume:
no. 1
Publication Date:
20040631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
301
Dimensions:
9.76x6.86x.77 in. 1.39 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , In the first book-length archaeological study of Micronesia, Paul Rainbird surveys the development of the islands beginning with the earliest process of human colonisation and places this development within the broader context of Pacific Island studies. The book draws on a wide range of archaeological, anthropological and historical sources.
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