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Priests and Programmers: Technologies of Power in the Engineered Landscape of Bali
For the Balinese, the whole of nature is a perpetual resource: through centuries of carefully directed labor by generations of farmers, the engineered landscape of the island's rice terraces hasExpand
Complex Adaptive Systems
▪ Abstract The study of complex adaptive systems, a subset of nonlinear dynamical systems, has recently become a major focus of interdisciplinary research in the social and natural sciences.Expand
Major east-west division underlies Y chromosome stratification across Indonesia.
A four-phase colonization model is put forward in which Paleolithic migrations of hunter-gatherers shape the primary structure of current Indonesian Y chromosome diversity, and Neolithic incursions make only a minor impact on the paternal gene pool, despite the large cultural impact of the Austronesian expansion. Expand
The Indonesian archipelago: an ancient genetic highway linking Asia and the Pacific
It is shown that Indonesian communities are trending away from the matri- or ambilocality of early Austronesian societies toward the more common practice of patrilocal residence today, and patterns of genetic diversity show that women moved more widely in earlier times. Expand
Perfect Order: Recognizing Complexity in Bali
Acknowledgments ix Chapter 1: Introduction 1 Chapter 2: Origins of Subaks and Water Temples 20 Chapter 3: The Emergence of Cooperation on Water Mountains 67 Chapter 4: Tyrants, Sorcerers, andExpand
Multiple Deeply Divergent Denisovan Ancestries in Papuans
High-confidence archaic haplotypes in 161 new genomes spanning 14 island groups in Island Southeast Asia and New Guinea are identified and found large stretches of DNA that are inconsistent with a single introgressing Denisovan origin, suggesting modern Papuans carry hundreds of gene variants from two deeply divergent Denisovan lineages that separated over 350 thousand years ago. Expand
Coral skeletal δ15N reveals isotopic traces of an agricultural revolution
Abstract This study introduces a new method of tracing the history of nutrient loading in coastal oceans via δ 15 N analysis of organic nitrogen preserved in the skeleton of the massive PoritesExpand
Balinese “Water Temples” and the Management of Irrigation
Bali has figured prominently in debates on the question of whether irrigation centralizes state power. New evidence shows that irrigation is actually organized by networks of “water temples” thatExpand
Emergent Properties of Balinese Water Temple Networks: Coadaptation on a Rugged Fitness Landscape
For over a thousand years, generations of Balinese farmers have gradually transformed the landscape of their island, clearing forests, digging irrigation canals, and terracing hillsides to enableExpand
Complex Patterns of Admixture across the Indonesian Archipelago
It is found that recent population history within Indonesia is complex, and that populations from the Philippines made important genetic contributions in the early phases of the Austronesian expansion. Expand