Encyclopedia of Prehistory: Volume 3: East Asia and Oceania

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Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember
Springer Science & Business Media, 31.1.2001 - 386 sivua
The Encyclopedia of Prehistory represents also defined bya somewhatdifferent set of an attempt to provide basic information sociocultural characteristics than are eth on all archaeologically known cultures, nological cultures. Major traditions are covering the entire globe and the entire defined based on common subsistence prehistory ofhumankind. It is designed as practices, sociopolitical organization, and a tool to assist in doing comparative materialindustries,butlanguage,ideology, research on the peoples of the past. Most and kinship ties play little or no part in of the entries are written by the world's their definition because they are virtually foremost experts on the particular areas unrecoverable from archaeological con and time periods. texts. In contrast, language, ideology, and The Encyclopedia is organized accord kinship ties are central to defining ethno ing to major traditions. A major tradition logical cultures. is defined as a group ofpopulations sharing There are three types ofentries in the similar subsistence practices, technology, Encyclopedia: the major tradition entry, and forms of sociopolitical organization, the regional subtradition entry, and the which are spatially contiguous over a rela site entry. Each contains different types of tively large area and which endure tempo information, and each is intended to be rally for a relatively long period. Minimal used in a different way.
 

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East Asian Middle Paleolithic
32
Northeast and East Coast 4 South subtraditions Northern East Asian Middle Paleolithic
38
Sophang 10
45
Jo Anne Van Tilburg
55
Lake Mungo 21 Eastern Central Asia Paleolithic
62
Hongshan
77
Sarah Nelson Lapita
150
Island Southeast Asia Late
156
Initial and Incipient Jomon of Weidun
220
Late Xiajiadian 127 Northern Maori 257 Southern Maori
229
Mount Camel 237 Oruarangi 238 Pouerua
241
Late Australian 132 Barry V Rolett
250
Malaysia 303 Gua Cha Malaysia
304
Southeast China Early Neolithic
310
Hogok 268 Hunamni 268 Namkyong 269
322
Hedang 325 Sham Wan 326 Shixia
328

Buni 707 Gilimanuk 70 Kalumpang 709 756 Tonle Sap PlainKhorat Plateau 792
200
Japanese Upper Paleolithic 117 Majiabang
206
Hemudu 209 MajiabangLuojiajaio 272 WeidunCaoxie Shan
214
Weihe and Lower Fenhe 337 Central
342
Southeast Asia Neolithic and Early
350
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