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Subsistence intensification in the late prehistory of Manus

McEldowney, Phyllis H


This thesis explores possible evidence of intensified production in the prehistory of Manus Province (Admiralty Islands), Papua New Guinea. This research aim draws on broader archaeological assumptions that changes in past subsistence are traceable through durable modifications of the landscape and often signal attempts to intensify production. To address this issue two examples of walled complexes, both constructed for subsistence production, are compared. On the small volcanic island of...[Show more]

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Date published: 1995
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d6e4cc5974c1


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