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  1. Easter Island Archaeology/Arqueologia en Rapa Nui (Isla de Pascua)

    Easter Island Archaeology/Arqueologia en Rapa Nui (Isla de Pascua) [Paperback]

    Daniel Schavelzon (Author); Mario Silveira (Editor)

    £28.00

    ISBN: 9781784913595
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    This book is about how hunter-gatherer groups maintained a relationship with the use and management of fire in the Late Holocene of Southern Precordillera. The line of study developed here as part of the anthracology made use of methodologica... .... Learn More
  2. Unearthing the Polynesian Past: Adventures and Explorations of an Island Archaeologist

    Unearthing the Polynesian Past: Adventures and Explorations of an Island Archaeologist [Hardback]

    Patrick Vinton Kirch (Author)

    £41.50

    ISBN: 9780824853457
    Published by : University of Hawai'i Press
    Perhaps no scholar has done more to reveal the ancient history of Polynesia than noted archaeologist Patrick Vinton Kirch. For close to fifty years he explored the Pacific, as his work took him to more than two dozen islands spread across the... .... Learn More
  3. Emergence and Development of Ancestral Polynesian Society in Tonga (British Archaeological Reports International Series)

    Emergence and Development of Ancestral Polynesian Society in Tonga (British Archaeological Reports International Series) [Paperback]

    £36.00

    ISBN: 9781407314242
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR INT
    Volume: 2762
    Early Polynesian social development, and its dispersal through migration, are hotly debated topics, though this development is thought to have been centred on Tonga. This thesis uses material from Tongan archaeological sites to attempt to for... .... Learn More
  4. The Archaeology of Community Emergence and Development on Mabuyag in the Western Torres Strait

    The Archaeology of Community Emergence and Development on Mabuyag in the Western Torres Strait [Paperback]

    Duncan Wright (Author)

    £26.00

    ISBN: 9781407314150
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR INT
    Volume: S2754
    Torres Strait lies at a crucial point both geographically and conceptually between Australia and the Pacific. This book examines methodologies used in both regions for examining bounded archaeological communities. It applies a model of social... .... Learn More
  5. Nā Inoa Hōkū

    Nā Inoa Hōkū: Hawaiian and Pacific Star Names [Paperback]

    Rubellite Kawena Johnson (Author); John Kaipo Mahelona (Author); Clive Ruggles (Author)

    £26.00

    ISBN: 9780954086756
    Published by : Ocarina Books
    In 1975, Hawaiian scholars Rubellite Kawena Johnson and John Kaipo Mahelona published Nā Inoa Hōkū, a Catalogue of Hawaiian and Pacific Star Names. Though long out of print, Nā Inoa Hōkū is still widely regarded as a definitive source of refe... .... Learn More
  6. Southern Asia, Australia, and the Search for Human Origins

    Southern Asia, Australia, and the Search for Human Origins [Hardback]

    Robin Dennell (Editor); Martin Porr (Editor)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9781107017856
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This is the first book to focus on the role of Southern Asia and Australia in our understanding of modern human origins and the expansion of Homo sapiens between East Africa and Australia before 30,000 years ago. With contribution... .... Learn More
  7. Melanesia

    Melanesia [Hardback]

    Nicholas Thomas (Author); Elizabeth Bonshek (Author); Julie Adams (Author); Lissant Bolton (Editor); Ben Burt (Editor)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780714125961
    Published by : British Museum Press
    The British Museums uniquely important Melanesian collection is pre-eminent among early collections, and the 20,000 items it comprises are core to understanding the cultures of the western Pacific. The extraordinary art styles rep... .... Learn More
  8. The Archaeology of Australia's Deserts

    The Archaeology of Australia's Deserts [Hardback]

    Mike Smith (Author)

    £60.00

    ISBN: 9780521407458
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Series: Cambridge World Archaeology
    This is the first book-length study of the archaeology of Australia's deserts, one of the world's major habitats and the largest block of drylands in the southern hemisphere. Over the last few decades, a wealth of new environmenta... .... Learn More
  9. Late Holocene Indigenous Economies of the Tropical Australian Coast

    Late Holocene Indigenous Economies of the Tropical Australian Coast: An Archaeological Study of the Darwin Region [Paperback]

    Patricia Mary Bourke (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9781407309231
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
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  10. Rock of Ages. South Molle Island Quarry, Whitsunday Islands

    Rock of Ages. South Molle Island Quarry, Whitsunday Islands: Use and Distribution of Stone Through Space and Time [Paperback]

    Lara Lamb (Author)

    £28.00

    ISBN: 9781407308333
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    This study provides evidence to suggest that the South Molle Island stone quarry in the Whitsunday Islands, central Queensland coast, has been used by the indigenous inhabitants of the region from at least 9,000 BP to the present. A comprehensi... .... Learn More

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