The Lapita Peoples
Read Online
Share

The Lapita Peoples Ancestors of the Oceanic World (Peoples of South-East Asia and the Pacific) by Patrick Vinton Kirch

  • 469 Want to read
  • ·
  • 51 Currently reading

Published by Blackwell Pub .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Asian archaeology,
  • Ethnography,
  • History of specific racial & ethnic groups,
  • Prehistoric peoples,
  • Ancient Archaeology,
  • Cultural And Social Anthropology,
  • History: World,
  • Pacific Ocean,
  • South East Asia,
  • Lapita culture,
  • Oceania,
  • Pottery, Prehistoric

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages353
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8602407M
ISBN 101557861129
ISBN 109781557861122

Download The Lapita Peoples

PDF EPUB FB2 MOBI RTF

Rather more technical than his "Feathered Gods", especially in his discussion of pottery, surely the core identifier of the "Lapita Peoples" but, even for the non-expert, well worth reading for an for an overview of part of the history of people who would later come to be known as Polynesians and Melanesians/5.   The Lapita Peoples by Patrick Vinton Kirch, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(9). The Lapita Peoples: Ancestors of the Oceanic World (The Peoples of South-East Asia and the Pacific) by Patrick Vinton Kirch and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at . Where was Lapita pottery found? Found in southeast Asia and various Pacific Islands. Lapita people. Remains of Lapita people in Fiji and other islands reveal a tall, sledder people who bear some similarities to modern Polynesians; Subjects. Arts and Humanities. Languages. Math. Science. Social Science. Other. Features. Quizlet Live. Quizlet Learn.

  Description This is the first account of the Lapita peoples, the common ancestor of the Polynesians, Micronesians, and Austronesian-speaking Melanesians who over the last years colonized the islands of the Pacific, including New Zealand and territories as far afield as Fiji and : Patrick Vinton Kirch.   Recent discoveries (several by the author of this book) have begun at last to yield a coherent picture of these elusive peoples. Professor Kirch takes the reader back many thousands of years to the earliest evidence of the Lapita : $   This is the first account of the Lapita peoples, the common ancestor of the Polynesians, Micronesians, and Austronesian-speaking Melanesians who over the last years colonized the islands of the Pacific, including New Zealand and territories as far afield as Fiji and Hawaii. "This book marvellously conveys the excitement of an entire Author: Patrick Vinton Kirch.   The Lapita Peoples: Ancestors of the Oceanic World. By PATRICK VINTON KIRCH. Cambridge, Mass.: Blackwell, Pp. xxv + $ (cloth); $ (paper). The Lapita Peoples is an ambitious project for a series; edited by Peter Bellwood and Ian Glover, it is dedicated primarily to the living cultures of Southeast Asia and the Pacific. How can one breathe life into mute artifacts left.

The design included stylised faces, which were most elaborate during the early years of the migration and clearly carried cultural significance. This unique style was one of several traits referred to as the ‘Lapita cultural complex’. Lapita in Remote Oceania. The Lapita . Ancient Origins articles related to lapita in the sections of history, archaeology, human origins, unexplained, artifacts, ancient places and myths and legends. (Page 1 of tag lapita). Chapter 5 Linguistics. During the past several decades, linguists have worked closely with archaeologists in Oceania to provide context for the dating of Lapita sites, the probable origin of Lapita peoples, and for working out the nature of Lapita society. the family-friendly lapita - located in the heart of dubai parks and resorts - boasts a serene atmosphere, lush landscaping, and colorful designs inspired by the south pacific. Spend the day relaxing in lagoon-style swimming pools, floating down the lazy river, admiring the tropical flora adorning the resort’s walkways, or unwind and stay fit.