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Man's conquest of the Pacific : the prehistory of Southeast Asia and Oceania / Peter Bellwood.

New York : Oxford University Press, [1979] .
ISBN 9780195201031, 0195201035

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Subjects Antiquities.
Asie du Sud-Est -- Antiquités.
Homme préhistorique -- Asie du Sud-Est.
Homme préhistorique -- Océanie.
Oceania -- Antiquities.
Océanie -- Antiquités.
Prehistoric peoples -- Oceania.
Prehistoric peoples -- Southeast Asia.
Prehistoric peoples.
Southeast Asia -- Antiquities.
Southeast Asia.
Vor- und Frühgeschichte.
Description 462 pages, [4] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 27 cm
Copyright Date [1979]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 425-451) and index.
Contents 1. Introduction: Southeast Asia and Oceania ; Races, langauges, ethnic groups and prehistory -- 2. Human populations : past and present: Present populations of Southeast Asia and the Pacific ; Genetic studies on Pacific populations ; Evolutionary processes in Oceania ; Natural selection, clines and gene flow ; Genetic drift and genetic distances ; The prehistoric record of man in Southeast Asia and the Pacific ; Homo erctus and modern man in Eastern Asia ; The racial history of Oceania -- 3. Cultural foundations: The Pleistocene epoch in Southesast Asia ; Industries of the Middle Pleistocene ; The Upper Pleistocene period ; Australia ; New Guinea ; The Hoabinhian technocomplex of the Southeast Asian mainland: North Vietnam. Malaya. Thailand. Laos and Cambodia. Sumatra. South China and Taiwan. The Hoabinhian sequence : a summary. Hoabinhian economy ; The earlier Holocene in island Southeast Asia : the flake and blade technocomplex ; Summary -- 4. The cultures of Southeast Asia and Oceania: The Southeast Asian mainland ; Island Southesast Asia ; The peoples of Oceania ; Melanesia ; The New Guinea highlands ; Island Melanesia ; Trade networks in Melanesia ; Melanesian material culture ; Micronesia ; Polynesia ; The ethnohistory of island Southeast Asia and Oceania -- 5. The linguistic history of the Pacific area: The language families of the Pacific ; The Papuan languages ; The Austronesian languages ; The major Austronesian subgroups ; The western Austronesian languages ; The eastern Austronesian and Oceanic subgroups ; The languages of Polynesia ; The Polynesian outliers ; The languages of nuclear Micronesia ; A problem of correlation ; Dyen's lexicostatistical classification of the Austronesian languages ; The problem of Austronesian dominance in Indonesia -- 6. Subsistence patterns and their prehistoric implications: The origins of cultivation ; Indigenous major food plants of Southeast Asia and Oceania ; Cultivation systems and their development ; Cultivation in New Zealand ; The wet-field cultivation of rice ; Domestciated animals -- 7. Neolithic and early Metal Age cultures on the Southeast Asian mainland: The earliest pottery in Southeast Asia ; The prehistory of China ; Thailand : an independent focus of innovation? ; Lungshanoid influences in Thailand and Malaya? : the Ban Kao culture ; The Adze types of Southeast Asia ; An Adze-based migration theory ; The Neolithic sites and cultures of Indonesia. Cambodia. Vietnam ; Metal Age cultures in Southeast Asia ; The Dong-Son style of bronze metallurgy ; The Metal Age jar burial tradition : South Vietnam and Laos ; Stone burial jars and megaliths of northern Laos ; Summary -- 8. Neolithic and Metal Age cultures of island Southeast Asia: The Neolithic cultures of Taiwan ; Neolithic and Metal Age cultures in the Philippines ; The Late Neolithic and Metal Ages in the Central Philippines ; The Neolithic of Niah Cave, Sarawak ; Neolithic sites in eastern Indonesia ; Neolithic sites in western Indonesia ; The Metal Age of western and southern Indonesia ; Megaliths in Indonesia ; The problem of beads in Southeast Asian Metal Age sites ; Summary -- 9. The prehistory of Melanesia: Preceramic settlement in western Melanesia ; Ceramic assemblages in Melanesia. The Lapita culture ; Major sites of the lapita culture ; Who were the Lapita potters? ; Lapita-like assemblages in Melanesia ; The incised and applied-relief ceramics of Melanesia ; The non-Lapita prehistory of New Caledonia and Fiji ; Southeast Asian Metal Age influences in western Melanesia ; Comb-incised pottery in Melanesia ; Human sacrifice in the NEw Hebrides ; Stone structures and rock art in Melanesia ; The Melanesian past -- 10. The prehistory of Micronesia: Western Micronesia : the Marianas Islands ; The island of Yap ; The Palau Islands ; eastern Micronesia : the Caroline Islands ; Eastern Micronesia : Nukuoro Atoll ; Summary -- 11. The prehistory of Polynesia : part one: Canoes and their navigation ; The whence of the Polynesians : theorists galore ; The prehistory of western Polynesia ; The early eastern Polynesian culture (c.A.D. 300-1200) -- 12. The prehistory of Polynesia : part two: Later eastern Polynesian prehistory (c. A.D. 1200-1800) ; The Marquesas Islands ; Central Polynesia : the Society, Tuamotu, Austral and Southern Cook Islands ; The Society Islands ; The Tuamotu Archipelago ; The Asutral Islands ; The Southern Cook Islands ; The isolated Mystery Islands ; The Hawaiian Islands ; Easter Island -- 13. The prehistory of New Zealand: The view from tradition ; The coming of archaeology ; The New Zealand prehistoric sequence ; The origins of the Maoris ; Man and the Moas ; The Archaic Phase in the South Island ; Economy, settlements and trade in the South Island ; The rock art of the South Island ; The Archaic Phase in the North Island ; The Classic Maori Phase ; The Classic Maori artefact assemblage ; Classic Maori settlements and economy ; The Chatham Islands ; Summary -- 14. Some problems for the future.
Geographic Area Southeast Asia
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4716799
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WorldCat Identities Bellwood, Peter S.
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