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Author Pearson, Richard J., author
Title Ancient Ryukyu : an archaeological study of island communities / Richard Pearson
Imprint Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2013]
©2013
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Ethnology Library  DS895.R935 P43 2013    AVAILABLE    30520020783701
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  DS895.R935 P362 2013    AVAILABLE    30530001164821
 人文社會聯圖  DS895.R935 P43 2013    AVAILABLE    30600020097037
Descript xiv, 396 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-388) and index
Introduction : the archaeology of Ryukyu islanders -- The active environment of the Ryukyus -- Pleistocene inhabitants -- Arriving and settling : island hunter-gatherer colonization and interaction -- Surviving in the archipelago : island hunter-gatherer subsistence -- Exchange networks and the lure of tropical shells -- The Gusuku period (AD 1050 to 1429) : a new order -- Ryukyu trade in the Gusuku and early Ryukyu kingdom periods -- The early Ryukyu Kingdom (AD 1429 to 1609) -- Discussion and conclusions
Subject Ryukyu Islands -- Antiquities
Ryukyu Islands -- History -- To 1879
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