Austronesian Architectural Heritage and the Grand Shrines at Ise, Japan

@article{Arbi2015AustronesianAH,
  title={Austronesian Architectural Heritage and the Grand Shrines at Ise, Japan},
  author={Ezrin Arbi and Sreenivasaiah Purushothama Rao and Saari Bin Omar},
  journal={Journal of Asian and African Studies},
  year={2015},
  volume={50},
  pages={24 - 7}
}
Austronesia, one of the largest language families in the world, covers a vast area from Madagascar in the extreme west to Easter Island in the far east, Taiwan in the north to New Zealand in the south. The languages are spoken by the people of insular southeast Asia, Micronesia, Melanesia and Polynesia in the Pacific, as well as certain parts of the Asia mainland. The vernacular architecture of the people that belong to this language family shows certain shared characteristics that seem to… 
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