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