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Domesticatory relationships in the New Guinea Highlands

Denham, Tim


Several characteristics of cultivation practices in the highlands are significant for understanding the emergence of early agricultural practices. Foremost for interpreting the multidisciplinary record, it is important to consider the range of subsistence practices across New Guinea today, with similar variability likely to have characterised the past (Bourke and Harwood 2009; Denham 2011). Despite this diversity, cultivation practices across New Guinea are, and are likely to have always been,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2017
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Ten Thousand Years of Cultivation at Kuk Swamp in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea (Terra Australis 46)
DOI: 10.22459/TA46.07.2017
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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