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TITLE: Prehistory in the Northwest Tropical Pacific: The Caroline, Mariana, and Marshall Islands / Paul Rainbird
AUTHOR: Rainbird, Paul
PUBLISHED: New York: Plenum Publishing, 1994.
DESCRIPTION: p.118-135 ; 28 cm.
NOTES: Photocopy from: Journal of World Prehistry, vol 8, No.3, 1994.
NOTES: The earliest identified settlement is in the Marianas, dated to about 3500 B.P., while the other islands in the region appear to be settled from about 2000 B.P. onward. The archaeological remains reveal diverse approaches to island living. While Nan Madol and Leluh in the eastern Carolines are major architectural achievements,...
NOTES: In conclusion, the current standing of prehistory in the region is outlined in relation to early settlement, environment, social organization, chronology, settlement pattern studies, portable material culture, subsistence, and atolls. Finally, suggestions for the future are made.
SUBJECT: Archaeological conservation.
SUBJECT: Archaeological excavation.
SUBJECT: Archaeological survey.
SUBJECT: Atolls.
SUBJECT: Excavations.
SUBJECT: Historic preservation--Pacific.
SUBJECT: Polynesian.

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