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Dating the colonization of Sahul (Pleistocene Australia-New Guinea): a review of recent research
Abstract The date for the initial colonization of Sahul is a key benchmark in human history and the topic of a long-running debate. Most analysts favor either a 40,000 BP or 60,000 BP arrival time,Expand
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Human Pleistocene adaptations in the tropical island Pacific: recent evidence from New Ireland, a Greater Australian outlier
The late Pleistocene colonization of Greater Australia by humans by c. 40,0130 b.p. is now generally accepted. This landmass, which comprised at periods of lower sea levels Tasmania, Australia andExpand
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Report of the Lapita Homeland Project
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Radiocarbon determinations, luminescence dating and Australian archaeology
L'editorial de septembre 1993 (Antiquity 65 : 44-5) commentait de recentes datations australiennes obtenues par thermoluminescence, considerablement plus anciennes que les determinations parExpand
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Tasmania : archaeological and palaeo-ecological perspectives
Tasmania, at the south of the land-mass, experienced the Glacial Maximum as a properly cold affair. Recent archaeological work, some in country now difficult of human access, has developed anExpand
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Lapita sites of the Bismarck Archipelago
The Lapita question The prehistory of the western Pacific has, for the last 30 years, been dominated by the problem of the origins of the present Polynesian and Melanesian cultures (Terrell 1988). InExpand
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Optimality models and the food quest in Pleistocene Tasmania
Abstract The application of behavioural ecology models to deep time archaeological sites in Australia is often rendered difficult by the poor resolution of the archaeological record coupled with theExpand
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The contamination of Pleistocene radiocarbon determinations in Australia
Des articles parus dans Antiquity ont expose differents points de vue sur les modeles de datations des implantations humaines en Australie. La date de -40 000/-35 000, limite apparente due au C14,Expand
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Mendana 1595 and the fate of the lost ‘almiranta’: An archaeological investigation
IN 1595 FOUR SPANISH SHIPS CONTAINING BETWEEN 350 AND 4OO PEOPLE SET out from Peru to colonize the Solomon Islands.1 The leader of the expedi tion and intended governor of the new settlement wasExpand
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