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Agriculture in Tongan Prehistory: An Archaeobotanical Perspective

Ussher, Ella Manaia


This thesis presents the results of an archaeobotanical study of agricultural development in the Kingdom of Tonga. Prior to this study, there has been no direct archaeological evidence for agriculture in Tongan prehistory. Through the implementation of systematic archaeobotanical techniques, this study aimed to fill this gap and address two key research questions: 1) whether early colonisers were dependent on introduced crops, or if human dispersal was fuelled...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d78d6089c836


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