Archaeology and History: Early Settlements in the Andaman Islands
Oxford University Press, 2002 - History - 207 pages
This is a pioneering multidisciplinary study of the archaeology of the Andaman Islands in the Bay of Bengal. It deals with a wide range of subjects, including the origins of the Andaman islanders, the history of early contact, the processes of site formation, and the dimensions of time and space defining human adaptation in this archipelago.
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