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Post-Lapita Fiji: cultural transformation in the mid-sequence

Clark, Geoffrey R.

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This dissertation examines the little known cultural changes that occurred In Fiji during the 1500 years between the end of Lapita and the late prehistoric era - a period of time termed here the 'mid-sequence’. During this interval the relatively homogeneous proto Polynesian Lapita culture of Fiji developed a complex pattern of human variation which differentiated It from West Polynesia and linked Fiji with the greater cultural diversity found in Melanesia. This thesis charts, through in-depth...[Show more]

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Date published: 1999-12
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/10273

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