Archaeology of Asia
Miriam T. Stark
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - Social Science - 384 pages
This introduction to the archaeology of Asia focuses on case studies from the region’s last 10,000 years of history.
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agriculture Ancient archaeological record archaeological research archaeology areas artifacts Asian Asian Archaeology Beijing Bellwood bone bronze Buddhism burials Cambridge University Press centers central century B.C. ceramic China Chinese Chulmun complex culture dates discursive space discussed domesticated dynasty early East Asia eastern economic Egiin Gol elite empire Erlitou Erlitou culture evidence excavated Falkenhausen foraging foxtail millet graves groups Guangdong Henan Holocene hunter-gatherers hunting and gathering imperial India inscriptions Japan Japanese Jomon period Kaogu Keightley Korea Korean peninsula languages late Lingnan linguistic located Longshan Mauryan millennium B.C. millet Mongol Mongolia Nanyue Neolithic North northern oracle-bone Origins Perspectives political population pottery Prehistory production region rice ritual River rulers Satavahana settlement Shandong Shang Shanxi Sinopoli social society sociopolitical South Asia South Korea Southeast Asia southern stone strategies structures subsistence suggest Taosi tombs tradition Underhill vessels Wenwu Western Xiongnu yanjiu Yayoi Zhanguo Zhao Zhou