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The Waikato Horticultural Complex: An archaeological reconstruction of a Polynesian horticultural system

Gumbley, Warren

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This thesis considers the transfer and adaptation of Polynesian horticulture to New Zealand through examination of the archaeology of the Waikato Horticultural Complex, an inland horticultural system relying on intensive soil adaptation within a swidden process. The successful transfer and adaptation of Polynesian horticulture, a system developed in the tropics and based on tropical plants, to the temperate climate of New Zealand has long been considered enigmatic with a number of attempts to...[Show more]

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Date published: 2021
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/250783

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