Wetland Archaeology in the Highlands of New Guinea

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    Abstract

    This chapter discusses regional prehistory and the emergence of agriculture in the highlands; the wetlands of the New Guinea highlands; the history of wetland archaeological research; archaeological sequences; ethnographic analogues; and wetland use in the New Guinea lowlands. It concludes by explaining how the archaeology of wetland agriculture in the New Guinea highlands contributes to a global understanding of wetland archaeology.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe Oxford Handbook of Wetland Archaeology
    Editors Francesco Menotti and Aidan O’Sullivan
    Place of PublicationOxford, United Kingdom
    PublisherOxford University Press
    Pages231-248
    ISBN (Print)9780199573493
    Publication statusPublished - 2013

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