Archaeology of Asia

Archaeology of Asia

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This introduction to the archaeology of Asia focuses on case studies from the regiona€™s last 10, 000 years of history. Comprises fifteen chapters by some of the worlda€™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 readersThe volume as a whole offers new insights into the archaeology of Asia and encourages western scholars to pay more attention to the continent in their studies of human origins, evolution, and history.

Title:Archaeology of Asia
Author:Miriam T. Stark
Publisher:Wiley-Blackwell - 2005-09-05


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