|Title||Prehistoric Japan new perspectives on insular East Asia|
|Imprint||Honolulo : University of Haw AI'I press, 1996|
|Descript||x, 246 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.|
An introduction to Japan's natural environment -- The periodization of Japanese archaeology -- Palaeolithic research on the volcanic islands -- Earliest pottery and the dates controversy -- Establishment of the Jomon economic system and stable settlements -- Marine transgression and fishing -- Pit-traps and Jomon hunting -- Plant foods and the middle Jomon culture -- Questions in the late-final Jomon period -- The arrival of agriculture -- Racial questions of Jomon and Yayoi peoples -- Immigrant settlements and overseas trade -- Iron and bronze -- Political unification -- Two late prehistories in the north and south -- The prehistory of Japan and its position in East Asia.
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