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Man's Conquest Of The Pacific
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Holocene Population History in the Pacific Region as a Model for Worldwide Food Producer Dispersals
Pacific prehistory (excluding Australia) since 3000 BC reflects the impacts of two source regions for food production: China from the Yangzi southward (including Taiwan) and the western PacificExpand
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The Batanes Archaeological Project and the "Out of Taiwan Hypothesis for Austronesian Dispersal
This paper summarises the archaeological results of the Batanes fieldwork undertaken between 2002 and 2005 by teams from the Australian National University, the National Museum of the Philippines,Expand
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Archaeological research in the Cook Islands
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An Son and the Neolithic of Southern Vietnam
Between 4500 and 3500 years ago, partially intrusive Neolithic populations in the riverine basins of mainland Southeast Asia began to form mounded settlements and to develop economies based on riceExpand
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Sembiran: the beginnings of Indian contact with Bali
In Classical times, the Indian continent was central to a trading network that ran west to the Mediterranean world revolving round Rome: despite its name, the Mediterranean was not the centre of theExpand
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The prehistory of Island Southeast Asia: A multidisciplinary review of recent research
Island Southeast Asia extends across both the equatorial and the intermediate tropical zones of world climate, and it also spans a region of complex and geologically unstable land and seaExpand
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The possibility of independent foraging in the rain forest of Peninsular Malaysia
This paper examines the question of whether hunter-gatherers could live in the tropical rain forest of Peninsular Malaysia without access to cultivated foods. It considers the wild food sources usedExpand
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First Islanders: Prehistory and Human Migration in Island Southeast Asia
Peter Bellwood is an Emeritus Professor at the Australian National University, which he joined in 1973, retiring in 2013. He has undertaken archaeological research in Polynesia and Island SoutheastExpand
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