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Bioarchaeology of Iron Age Central Thailand
A review of Human Skeletal Health and Dietary Assessment of Metal Age Central Thailand: The Impact of Changing Social Complexity and Regional Variatio...
Feasting & Sacrifice in the Chinese Bronze Age
A review of Politics of Food, Feasting and Sacrifice in the Chinese Bronze Age, by Katrinka Reinhart. An old Chinese saying goes, “people regard food....
Stone & Glass Beads of Iron Age Southeast Asia
A review of Trade, Exchange and Sociopolitical Development in Iron Age (500 BC – AD 500) Mainland Southeast Asia: An Examination of Stone and Glass......
Social Organization in Neolithic Taiwan
A review of Reconstructing Prehistoric Social Organization: A Case Study from the Wanshan Site, Neolithic Taiwan, by Chih-hua Chiang. Chih-hua Chiang’...
The Spread of Agriculture to Southwest China
A review of Adaptation and Invention During the Spread of Agriculture to Southwest China, by Jade D’Alpoim Guedes. The research presented in this diss...
Ceramics & Craft in Prehistoric Philippines
A review of Ceramic Production and Craft Specialization in the Prehistoric Philippines, A.D. 500 to 1600, by Lisa C. Niziolek. Lisa C. Niziolek’s diss...
Social Transformation in Songshan 2500-1600 BCE
A review of Social Transformation from the Longshan Period to the Erlitou Period: Songshan and Beyond 從龍山到二里頭──以嵩山南北為中心, by Li Zhang 張莉. For many anth...
Archaeology of the Confucian Landscape
Archaeology of the Confucian Landscape: A Multidisciplinary Research Project at Qufu The multidisciplinary research project, “Archaeology of the Confu...
Introducing Archaeobotany to Central Asia
A New Research Frontier for an Old Method: Introducing Archaeobotany to Central Asia Since the early 1920s, starting with Nicholai Ivanovich Vavilov a...
Tombs & Politics in Early Han China
A review of Patronage, Politics, and the Emergence of Rock-Cut Tombs in Early Han China, by Allison Ruth Miller. Although few have been excavated in.....
Material Culture of Six Dynasties North China
A review of Leaves that Sway: Gold Xianbei Cap Ornaments from Northeast China, by Sarah Laursen. Sarah Laursen’s dissertation is the first work in Eng...
Pastoralism in the Bronze & Iron Age
A review of Botanical Resource Use in the Bronze and Iron Age of the Central Eurasian Mountain/Steppe Interface: Decision Making in Multiresource Past...