Archaeology and the Austronesian expansion: where are we now?

  title={Archaeology and the Austronesian expansion: where are we now?},
  author={Matthew Spriggs},
  pages={510 - 528}
  • M. Spriggs
  • Published 1 June 2011
  • Environmental Science
  • Antiquity
For many years the author has been tracking the spread of the Neolithic of Island Southeast Asia (ISEA) and its extension eastwards into the western Pacific, as a proxy for dating the spread of the Austronesian (AN) languages across that same vast area. Here he recalls the evidence, updates the hypothesis and poses some new questions. 
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