Archaeology of Asia

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Miriam T. Stark
Wiley, Sep 5, 2005 - Social Science - 364 pages
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This introduction to the archaeology of Asia focuses on case studies from the region’s last 10,000 years of history.

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

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About the author (2005)

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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