Publisher description for The archaeology of Micronesia / Paul Rainbird.
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Drawing on a wide range of archaeological, anthropological and historical sources, Paul Rainbird surveys the development of Micronesia, from the earliest process of human colonization, within the broader context of Pacific Island studies. Addressing contemporary debates around processes of colonization, social organization, environmental change and the interpretation of material culture, this book will be essential reading for any scholar with an interest in the archaeology of the Pacific.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Micronesia Antiquities, Anthropology Micronesia, Material culture Micronesia, Micronesia Civilization, Micronesia History