Prehistoric Japan: new perspectives on insular East Asia

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University of Hawaii Press, 1996 - History - 246 pages
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An illustrated introduction to the prehistory of Japan, treated in its own right and not as a minor part of East Asia in general.

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User Review  - Mike Perrin - Goodreads

While this book is useful on some micro-scales (it's in English, it presents a good generalised introduction to the Japanese Paleolithic, it has an extensive bibliography), it is unfortunately out of date and has poorly compiled graphic data. Read full review


The Yayoi period
The pursuit of the Early Palaeolithic

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Keiji Imamura is a Professor in the Department of Archaeology at the University of Tokyo.

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