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Later hunter-gatherers in southern China, 18 000-3000 BC

Chi, Zhang; Hung, Hsiao-Chun


The authors present new research on social and economic developments in southern China in the Early Holocene, ninth to fifth millennia BC. The 'Neolithic package' doesn't really work for this fascinating chapter of the human experience, where pottery, social aggregation, animal domestication and rice cultivation all arrive at different places and times. The authors define the role of the 'potteryusing foragers', sophisticated hunter-gatherers who left shell or fish middens in caves and dunes....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Antiquity
DOI: 10.1017/S0003598X00062438


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