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East of Wallace's Line : studies of past and present maritime cultures of the Indo-Pacific region / edited by Sue O'Connor & Peter Veth
Bib ID 2299552
Format BookBook
Description Rotterdam ; Brookfield, VT : A.A. Balkema, 2000 
viii, 380 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9058093190
Series

Modern quaternary research in Southeast Asia ; v. 16.

Summary

Annotation pending.

Full contents
  • East of Wallace's line : an introduction / Sue O'Connor & Peter Veth
  • Slow boats from China : issues in the prehistory of Indo-Pacific seafaring / Atholl Anderson
  • Out of Asia : the spread of Southeast Asian Pleisocene and Neolithic maritime cultures in Island Southeast Asia and the western Pacific / Matthew Spriggs
  • Pleistocene seedbeds of western Pacific maritime cultures and the importance of chronology / John Chappell
  • The world's first mariners : Savannah dwellers in an island continent / Sue O'Connor & Peter Veth
  • From beach to beach : the development of maritime economies in prehistoric Melanesia / Jim Allen
  • Migration and ethnicity in the evolution of Lapita and post Lapita maritime societies in northwest Melanesia / Ian Lilley
  • Maritime, coastal and inland societies in Island Melanesia : the bush salt-water divide in Solomon Islands and Vanuatu / David Roe
  • Late Holocene maritime societies in the Torres Strait Islands, northern Australia - cultural arrival or cultural emergence? / Anthony J. Barham
  • The 'Moormans Trowsers' : Macassan and Aboriginal interactions and the changing fabric of indigenous social life / Anne Clarke
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects Maritime anthropology -- Indo-Pacific region.  |  Prehistoric peoples -- Indo-Pacific region.  |  Settlement and contacts.  |  Settlement and contacts - Macassans and Indonesians.  |  Torres Strait Islands (Qld TSI SC54, SC55-05)  |  Southeast Asia.
Other authors/contributors O'Connor, Sue  |  Veth, Peter Marius

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