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Title Taking the high ground : the archaeology of Rapa, a fortified island in remote East Polynesia / edited by Atholl Anderson and Douglas J. Kennett.

Imprint Canberra : ANU E Press, 2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe JSTOR Open Ebooks  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (288 pages) : illustrations, map.
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Terra Australis ; 37
Terra Australis ; 37.
Note Online resource; title from online PDF (viewed on Jan. 7, 2013).
Contents 1. Archaeological research on Rapa Island, French Polynesia -- 2. 'Dwelling carelessly, quiet and secure' A brief ethnohistory of Rapa Island, French Polynesia, AD 1791-1840 -- 3. Archaeology of the coastal sites on Rapa Island -- 4. The archaeobotany of Rapan rockshelter deposits -- 5. Cordage from Rapan archaeological sites -- 6. Bird, reptile and mammal remains from archaeological sites on Rapa Island -- 7. Prehistoric fishing on Rapa Island -- 8. The Tangarutu invertebrate fauna -- 9. Marine resource exploitation on Rapa Island -- 10. Palaeobotany and the early development of agriculture on Rapa Island -- 11. A Bayesian AMS 14C chronology for the colonisation and fortification of Rapa Island -- 12. The archaeology of Rapan fortifications -- 13. Rapan agroecology and population estimates -- 14. The prehistory of Rapa Islan.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Language English.
Subject Archaeology -- Rapa Island.
Rapa Island -- Antiquities.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Archaeology.
Antiquities. (OCoLC)fst00810745
Archaeology. (OCoLC)fst00812938
French Polynesia -- Rapa. (OCoLC)fst01265741
History & Archaeology.
Regions & Countries - Australia & Pacific Islands - Oceania.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Anderson, Atholl, editor.
Kennett, Douglas J., editor.
Other Form: Print version: Taking the high ground. Canberra : ANU E Press, 2012 9781922144249 (OCoLC)812699353
ISBN 9781922144256 (electronic bk.)
1922144258 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000050077670
AU@ 000058146427
AU@ 000060581831
GBVCP 1008657751
NLGGC 371055458

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