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The archaeology of Micronesia

Author: Paul Rainbird
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Series: Cambridge world archaeology.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the first book-length archaeological study of Micronesia, Paul Rainbird surveys the development of the islands beginning with the earliest process of human colonisation and places this development within the broader context of Pacific Island studies. The book draws on a wide range of archaeological, anthropological and historical sources.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Rainbird, Paul.
Archaeology of Micronesia.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004
(DLC) 2003051520
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Rainbird
ISBN: 0511210892 9780511210891 0521651883 9780521651882 0521656303 9780521656306 0511207298 9780511207297 0511212666 9780511212666 0511216262 9780511216268 0511214472 9780511214479 9780511616952 0511616953
OCLC Number: 173610088
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 301 pages) : illustrations, map.
Contents: COVER; HALF-TITLE; SERIES-TITLE; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; DEDICATION; CONTENTS; FIGURES; PREFACE AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; CHAPTER 1 MICRONESIAN/MACROFUSION; CHAPTER 2 MICRONESIANS: THE PEOPLE IN HISTORY AND ANTHROPOLOGY; CHAPTER 3 FLUID BOUNDARIES: HORIZONS OF THE LOCAL, COLONIAL AND DISCIPLINARY; CHAPTER 4 SETTLING THE SEASCAPE: FUSING ISLANDS AND PEOPLE; CHAPTER 5 IDENTIFYING DIFFERENCE: THE MARIANA ISLANDS; CHAPTER 6 A SEA OF ISLANDS: PALAU, YAP AND THE CAROLINIAN ATOLLS; CHAPTER 7 'HOW THE PAST SPEAKS HERE!' --
THE EASTERN CAROLINE ISLANDS.
Series Title: Cambridge world archaeology.
Responsibility: Paul Rainbird.
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