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Title:Papuan pasts : cultural, linguistic and biological histories of Papuan-speaking peoples
Contributor:Pawley, Andrew
Australian National University. Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies. Pacific Linguistics
Date (W3CDTF):2005
Description:Includes bibliographical references
Extent:xxiii, 817 p : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm
Identifier:ISBN: 0858835622
Is Part Of:Pacific linguistics ; 572
Papuan languages
Austronesian languages
Language (ISO639):eng
Publisher:Canberra : Pacific Linguistics, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University
Subject (LCSH):Papuans--History
Papuans--Social life and customs
Papuan languages
Table Of Contents:pt. I. Linguistics. Introduction to the chapters on historical linguistics / Andrew Pawley -- Pronouns as a preliminary diagnostic for grouping Papuan languages / Malcolm Ross -- The chequered career of the Trans New Guinea hypothesis: recent research and its implications / Andrew Pawley -- Linguistic prehistory in the Sepik-Ramu basin / William A Foley -- Asmat-Kamoro, Awyu-Dumut and Ok: an enquiry into their linguistic relationships / Bert Voorhoeve -- Meeting in the middle: interaction in North-Central New Guinea / Mark Donohue and Melissa Crowther -- West Papuan languages: roots and development / Ger Reesink -- pt. II. Archaeology. Introduction to the chapters on archaeology and ethnology / Jack Golson -- Revisiting the Bismarcks: some alternative views / Jim Specht -- Changing landscape and social interaction: looking at agricultural history from a Sepik-Ramu perspective / Pamela Swadling and Robin Hide -- Agricultural origins and the emergence of rectilinear ditch networks in the highlands of New Guinea / Tim Denham -- Pasin bilong tumbuna: archaeological evidence for early human activity in the highlands of Papua New Guinea / Benjamin Evans and Mary-Jane Mountain -- Reflections in stone: axes and the beginnings of agriculture in the Central Highlands of New Guinea / Susan Bulmer -- The middle reaches of New Guinea history / Jack Golson -- What can material culture studies tell us about the past in New Guinea? / Barry Craig -- pt. III. Environment. Introduction to the chapters on environmental and social sciences / Robin Hide -- Geographic changes of coastal lowlands in the Papuan past / John Chappell -- The history of the human landscapes of New Guinea / Geoffrey S. Hope and Simon G. Haberle -- Foraging, ethnographic analogy, and Papuan pasts: contemporary models for the Sepik-Ramu past / Paul Roscoe -- The place of agricultural intensification in Sepik foothills prehistory / Bryant J. Allen -- Vernacular names for tubers in Irian Jaya: implications for agricultural prehistory / Terence E. Hays -- pt. IV
Type (DCMI):Text


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