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Archaeological Landscape Evolution : The Mariana Islands in the Asia-Pacific Region.

By: Carson, Mike T.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Cham : Springer, 2016Copyright date: ©2016Description: 1 online resource (309 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783319314006.Subject(s): Environmental managementGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Archaeological Landscape Evolution : The Mariana Islands in the Asia-Pacific RegionDDC classification: 996.7 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Dedication -- Preface and Acknowledgements -- Contents -- About the Author -- Part I: Parameters of Study -- Chapter 1: Landscape Evolution as Natural-Cultural History -- Evolution of an Inhabited Landscape -- The Marianas Landscape as a Model System -- Structure and Content of This Book -- References -- Chapter 2: Global Applicability of Landscape Evolution -- Coastal China -- California -- Hawaiian Islands -- Mariana Islands -- References -- Chapter 3: Environmental Setting and Dynamics -- Geological Structure -- Sea-Level History -- Coastal Geomorphology -- Slope Erosion-Deposition Patterns -- Soil Formation -- Plant and Animal Communities -- Climate and Weather -- Water Sources -- References -- Chapter 4: Marianas Archaeology in Local and Regional Perspectives -- Marianas Settlement in Asia-Pacific Context -- Foundations of Chamorro Heritage -- References -- Chapter 5: Coordinating Perspectives of the Past -- Historical Perspectives -- Linguistics -- Human Biology and Genetics -- Faunal Records -- Botanical Records -- References -- Chapter 6: Range of Archaeological Material Culture -- Artefacts -- Midden -- Structural Features -- Rock Art -- Caves -- Landscapes -- References -- Part II: Chronological Sequence -- Chapter 7: Building an Archaeological Chronology -- Use of Radiocarbon Dating -- Marianas Chronological Outline -- References -- Chapter 8: 1500-1100 B.C., Initial Settlement -- Site Inventory and Dating -- Landforms -- Resource Zones -- Material Culture -- Regional Context -- References -- Chapter 9: 1100-700 B.C., Changing Coastlines -- Site Inventory and Dating -- Landforms -- Resource Zones -- Material Culture -- Regional Context -- References -- Chapter 10: 700 B.C.-A.D. 1, Broadened Horizons -- Site Inventory and Dating -- Landforms -- Resource Zones -- Material Culture -- Regional Context -- References.
Chapter 11: A.D. 1-500, Temporary Stability -- Site Inventory and Dating -- Landforms -- Resource Zones -- Material Culture -- Regional Context -- References -- Chapter 12: A.D. 500-1000, Sustained Use of Coastal and Inland Zones -- Site Inventory and Dating -- Landforms -- Resource Zones -- Material Culture -- Regional Context -- References -- Chapter 13: A.D. 1000-1700, A Sea of Islands and Monuments -- Site Inventory and Dating -- Landforms -- Resource Zones -- Material Culture -- Regional Context -- References -- Chapter 14: A.D. 1700-Present, Living with Colonialism and Globalisation -- Site Inventory and Dating -- Landforms -- Resource Zones -- Material Culture -- Regional Context -- References -- Part III: Pursuing Research Questions -- Chapter 15: First Inhabiting of a Landscape -- Human Migration into a New Landscape -- Initial Inhabiting of a Landscape -- Origins of Landscape Evolution -- References -- Chapter 16: Long-Term Human-Environment Relations -- Geology and Landforms -- Climate -- Sea Level and Coastal Ecology -- Water Sources -- Plant and Animal Populations -- Patterns of Residence and Resource Use -- Material Culture -- Continuity and Change -- References -- Chapter 17: Future Directions -- Index.
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Dedication -- Preface and Acknowledgements -- Contents -- About the Author -- Part I: Parameters of Study -- Chapter 1: Landscape Evolution as Natural-Cultural History -- Evolution of an Inhabited Landscape -- The Marianas Landscape as a Model System -- Structure and Content of This Book -- References -- Chapter 2: Global Applicability of Landscape Evolution -- Coastal China -- California -- Hawaiian Islands -- Mariana Islands -- References -- Chapter 3: Environmental Setting and Dynamics -- Geological Structure -- Sea-Level History -- Coastal Geomorphology -- Slope Erosion-Deposition Patterns -- Soil Formation -- Plant and Animal Communities -- Climate and Weather -- Water Sources -- References -- Chapter 4: Marianas Archaeology in Local and Regional Perspectives -- Marianas Settlement in Asia-Pacific Context -- Foundations of Chamorro Heritage -- References -- Chapter 5: Coordinating Perspectives of the Past -- Historical Perspectives -- Linguistics -- Human Biology and Genetics -- Faunal Records -- Botanical Records -- References -- Chapter 6: Range of Archaeological Material Culture -- Artefacts -- Midden -- Structural Features -- Rock Art -- Caves -- Landscapes -- References -- Part II: Chronological Sequence -- Chapter 7: Building an Archaeological Chronology -- Use of Radiocarbon Dating -- Marianas Chronological Outline -- References -- Chapter 8: 1500-1100 B.C., Initial Settlement -- Site Inventory and Dating -- Landforms -- Resource Zones -- Material Culture -- Regional Context -- References -- Chapter 9: 1100-700 B.C., Changing Coastlines -- Site Inventory and Dating -- Landforms -- Resource Zones -- Material Culture -- Regional Context -- References -- Chapter 10: 700 B.C.-A.D. 1, Broadened Horizons -- Site Inventory and Dating -- Landforms -- Resource Zones -- Material Culture -- Regional Context -- References.

Chapter 11: A.D. 1-500, Temporary Stability -- Site Inventory and Dating -- Landforms -- Resource Zones -- Material Culture -- Regional Context -- References -- Chapter 12: A.D. 500-1000, Sustained Use of Coastal and Inland Zones -- Site Inventory and Dating -- Landforms -- Resource Zones -- Material Culture -- Regional Context -- References -- Chapter 13: A.D. 1000-1700, A Sea of Islands and Monuments -- Site Inventory and Dating -- Landforms -- Resource Zones -- Material Culture -- Regional Context -- References -- Chapter 14: A.D. 1700-Present, Living with Colonialism and Globalisation -- Site Inventory and Dating -- Landforms -- Resource Zones -- Material Culture -- Regional Context -- References -- Part III: Pursuing Research Questions -- Chapter 15: First Inhabiting of a Landscape -- Human Migration into a New Landscape -- Initial Inhabiting of a Landscape -- Origins of Landscape Evolution -- References -- Chapter 16: Long-Term Human-Environment Relations -- Geology and Landforms -- Climate -- Sea Level and Coastal Ecology -- Water Sources -- Plant and Animal Populations -- Patterns of Residence and Resource Use -- Material Culture -- Continuity and Change -- References -- Chapter 17: Future Directions -- Index.

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<p> Mike T. Carson (Ph.D. inAnthropology, University of Hawaii, 2002) investigates archaeological andpalaeo-landscapes throughout the Asia-Pacific region. He currently is Associate Professor ofArchaeology at the Richard F. Taitano Micronesian Area Research Center (MARC),University of Guam, and he is co-editor of AsianPerspectives: The Journal of Archaeology for Asia and the Pacific ,published by University of Hawaii Press.</p>

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