Browsing Center for Southeast Asian Studies by Subject "Japan"

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  • Pearson, Richard (University of Hawai'i Press (Honolulu), 2007)
    People of the Jomon period (currently dated from about 14,000 B.C. to the first millennium B.C.) began to make lacquer ornaments as early as 7000 B.C. and by the fourth millennium B.C. were creating elaborately decorated, ...
  • Nakazawa, Yuichi (University of Hawai'i Press (Honolulu), 2010)
    An expansion in archaeological excavations and site identifications over the last 30 years, particularly through an increase in salvage projects and the growth of government archaeology in Japan, has made the Japanese ...
  • Anderson, Atholl; Summerhayes, Glenn (University of Hawai'i Press (Honolulu), 2008)
    A flaked, ground, and waisted axe, discovered on Iriomote Island in the Yaeyama group, southernmost Japan, appears to be a unique find in Japanese prehistory. Its resemblance to waisted, edge-ground axes which, in Australia, ...
  • Yonekura, Kaoru (University of Hawai'i Press (Honolulu), 2010)
    In order to obtain a better understanding of the intentional thermal alteration of Palaeolithic materials in the northeastern region of Japan, heating experiments were carried out on two types of shale samples. Mechanical ...
  • Bleed, Peter (University of Hawai'i Press (Honolulu), 2010)
    This serves as an introduction to eight articles on Japanese Palaeolithic archaeology that illustrate the types of research issues recently addressed and the kinds of archaeological data currently available on Pleistocene ...
  • Kumar, Anne (2008)
    In contrast to conventional wisdom, new scientific evidence from rice genetics, DNA and historical linguistics indicates major elements of Yayoi civilization in Japan came, not from China or Korea, but from the south and ...
  • Habu, Junko; Hall, Mark E. (University of Hawai'i Press (Honolulu), 1999)
    Energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence (EDXRF) analysis was used to examine the chemical composition of Jomon potsherds. Jomon is the name of a prehistoric hunter-gatherer culture in Japan that lasted from about 12,500 to ...
  • Rhee, Song-Nai; Aikens, C. Melvin; Choi, Sung-Rak; Ro, Hyuk-Jin (University of Hawai'i Press (Honolulu), 2007)
    This is a study of Korean contributions to cultural changes in ancient Japan as it developed agriculture and increasing social complexity and finally formed the Yamato state over the course of a thousand years, between 400 ...
  • D'Andrea, A Catherine (University of Hawai'i Press (Honolulu), 1995)
    This paper discusses prehistoric subsistence and the development of plant husbandry in northeastern Tohoku (northern Honshu). Archaeobotanical sampling was carried out at two sites in eastern Aomori Prefecture. Tominosawa ...
  • Sano, Katsuhiro (University of Hawai'i Press (Honolulu), 2010)
    During the Terminal Pleistocene in central Honshu, which coincided temporally with the emergence of pottery, lithic raw material reduction sequences ceased to be rational and economical, instead becoming expedient and ...
  • Yoshikawa, Kohtaro (University of Hawai'i Press (Honolulu), 2010)
    This paper explores the organization of foraging territories of populations in early Upper Palaeolithic northeastern Japan. First, a chronology is established for the region, outlining three stages known as chronological ...
  • Chard, Chester S.; Hewes, Gordon W.; Kidder, J Edward Jr.; Solheim, William G. II; Hackenberg, Robert A.; Smith, Allan H.; Emory, Kenneth P.; Bell, Robert E.; Shutler, Dick Jr.; Pilling, Arnold (University of Hawai'i Press (Honolulu) / Kraus Reprint Corporation, New York, 1969, 1957)
  • Chard, Chester S.; Hewes, Gordon W.; Kidder, J Edward Jr.; Smith, Allan H.; Rudolph, R.C.; Heider, Karl G.; Solheim, Wilhelm G. II; Chang, Kwang-chih; Suggs, Robert Carl; Bell, Robert E.; Shutler, Dick Jr.; Pilling, Arnold R. (University of Hawai'i Press / Kraus Reprint Corporation, New York, 1967, 1958)
  • Solheim, Wilhelm G.; Chard, Chester S.; Hewes, Gordon W.; Kidder, J Edward Jr.; Smith, Allan H.; Rudolph, Richard C.; Davis, S.G.; You-di, Chin; Peacock, B.A.V.; Lamb, Alastair; van Heekeren, H.R.; Harrisson, Barbara; Chang, Kwang-chih; Suggs, Robert C.; Duff, Roger; Shutler, Dick Jr.; McCarthy, Frederick D. (University of Hawai'i Press (Honolulu), 1959)
  • Solheim, Wilhelm G.; Chard, Chester S.; Kim, Won-yong; Kidder, J Edward Jr.; Smith, Allan H.; Rudolph, Richard C.; Peacock, B.A.V.; Lamb, Alastair; Harrisson, Barbara; Evangelista, Alfredo E.; Chang, Kwang-chih; Suggs, Robert C.; Duff, Roger; Shutler, Richard Jr.; McCarthy, Frederick D. (University of Hawai'i Press (Honolulu), 1960)
  • Solheim, Wilhelm G. II; Chard, Chester S.; Kim, Won-yong; Kaneko, Erika; Chang, Kwang-chih; Lal, B.B.; Verin, Pierre; Harrisson, Barbara; Wilkes, Owen; McCarthy, Frederick D. (University of Hawai'i Press (Honolulu), 1964)
  • Kaneko, Erika; Solheim, Wilhelm G. II; Saurin, E.; Deraniyagala, P.E.P.; Sinoto, Y.H.; Wilkes, Owen (University of Hawai'i Press (Honolulu), 1966)
  • Seifman, Travis (Center for Southeast Asian Studies, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, 2010-10-27)
  • Seyock, Barbara (University of Hawai'i Press (Honolulu), 2007)
    Underwater archaeology is still a new development in Japan, and to date only a few sites have experienced significant investigation. One of them is the recently surveyed Yamami underwater site on the Got6 Islands, which ...
  • Yamaoka, Takuya (University of Hawai'i Press (Honolulu), 2010)
    This article explains lithic assemblage transitions during the Early Upper Palaeolithic (EUP) on the Musashino Upland by quantitative comparisons of lithic raw materials, core reduction (blade technology), and formal tool ...

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