Archaeology of Asia

Miriam T. Stark
John Wiley & Sons, 15.04.2008 - 384 Seiten
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This introduction to the archaeology of Asia focuses on casestudies from the region’s last 10,000 years of history.

  • Comprises fifteen chapters by some of the world’sforemost Asia archaeologists
  • Sheds light on the most compelling aspects of Asianarchaeology, from the earliest evidence of plant domestication tothe emergence of states and empires
  • Explores issues of cross-cultural significance, such asmigration, urbanism, and technology
  • Presents original research data that challenges readers tothink beyond national and regional boundaries
  • Synthesizes work previously unavailable to western readers

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Part II Contexts of Asian Archaeology
Part III Formative Developments
Part IV Emergence and Development of Complex Asian Systems
Part V Crossing Boundaries and Ancient Asian States

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Miriam T. Stark is Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Hawai’i, Manoa. She has worked in Southeast Asia since 1987, and also has experience in North American and Near Eastern archaeology. She has published widely on her research in the Philippines and in Cambodia, and currently co-directs the Lower Mekong Archaeological Project in the Mekong Delta.

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