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Subsistence archaeobotany: food production and the agricultural transition in East Timor

Oliveira, Nuno Vasco


The Archaeobotany of East Timor’s early subsistence practices has not previously been the target of systematic and comprehensive research, and this is the main purpose of this doctoral thesis. The project aims at investigating early plant food management and the introduction of agriculture in East Timor, using charred plant remains from archaeological sites as a direct line of evidence. East Timor’s economy today relies mostly on subsistence farming practices, involving a diversified...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008-05
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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