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The Global Prehistory Of Human Migration

Author : Peter Bellwood
ISBN : 9781118970591
Genre : Social Science
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First Islanders

Author : Peter Bellwood
ISBN : 9781119251552
Genre : History
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Island Southeast Asia as a canvas for human migration -- Homo Erectus and Homo Floresiensis: archaic hominins in Island Southeast Asia -- The biological history of Homo Sapiens in Island Southeast Asia -- Late Paleolithic archaeology in Island Southeast Asia -- The early history of the Austronesian language family in Island Southeast Asia -- Neolithic farmers and sailors in Southern China, Taiwan and the Philippines -- The Neolithic of East Malaysia and Indonesia -- The early metal age and intercultural connections in Island Southeast Asia -- Island Southeast Asian prehistory: a comparative perspective

First Migrants

Author : Peter Bellwood
ISBN : 9781118325896
Genre : Social Science
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The first publication to outline the complex global story of human migration and dispersal throughout the whole of human prehistory. Utilizing archaeological, linguistic and biological evidence, Peter Bellwood traces the journeys of the earliest hunter-gatherer and agriculturalist migrants as critical elements in the evolution of human lifeways. The first volume to chart global human migration and population dispersal throughout the whole of human prehistory, in all regions of the world An archaeological odyssey that details the initial spread of early humans out of Africa approximately two million years ago, through the Ice Ages, and down to the continental and island migrations of agricultural populations within the past 10,000 years Employs archaeological, linguistic and biological evidence to demonstrate how migration has always been a vital and complex element in explaining the evolution of the human species Outlines how significant migrations have affected population diversity in every region of the world Clarifies the importance of the development of agriculture as a migratory imperative in later prehistory Fully referenced with detailed maps throughout

The Oxford Handbook Of Global Studies

Author : Victor Faessel
ISBN : 9780190630577
Genre : Globalization
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The Oxford Handbook of Global Studies provides an overview of the emerging field of global studies. Since the end of the Cold War, globalization has been reshaping the modern world, and an array of new scholarship has risen to make sense of it in its various transnational manifestations-including economic, social, cultural, ideological, technological, environmental, and in new communications. The editors--Mark Juergensmeyer, Saskia Sassen, and Manfred Steger--are recognized authorities in this emerging field and have gathered an esteemed cast of contributors to discuss various aspects in the field through a broad range of approaches. Several essays focus on the emergence of the field and its historical antecedents. Other essays explore analytic and conceptual approaches to teaching and research in global studies, and the largest section will deal with the subject matter of global studies, challenges from diasporas and pandemics to the global city and the emergence of a transnational capitalist class. The final two sections feature essays that take a critical view of globalization from diverse perspectives and essays on global citizenship-the ideas and institutions that guide an emerging global civil society. This Handbook focuses on global studies more than on the phenomenon of globalization itself, though the various aspects of globalization are central to understanding how the field is currently being shaped.

The History Of Human Migration

Author : Russell King
ISBN : 1845377966
Genre : Emigration and immigration
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An international team of historians tells the story of our migrations across the globe from prehistory to today's global population shifts. Using annotated maps, timelines and hundreds of photographs, paintings and artefacts, they bring our epic story to life and show how migration is a major factor in the history of civilization.

The Encyclopedia Of Global Human Migration 5 Volume Set

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ISBN : 1444334891
Genre : Social Science
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Provides a complete exploration of the prominent themes, events, and theoretical underpinnings of the movements of human populations from prehistory to the present day Offers the first comprehensive reference work on migration, comprising over 500 A-Z entries, and a prehistory section featuring over 50 thematic essays Includes contributions from a global and multi-disciplinary author team, from historians and anthropologists, to political scientists, economists, and geneticists Examines migration through world history rather than from a Western perspective, incorporating thematic discussions of key topics, detailed migration histories, biographies, and more Features illustrations, images, charts, and 50 maps 5 Volumes

Impact Of The Environment On Human Migration In Eurasia

Author : Andrey Yu. Alekseev
ISBN : 1402026544
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Atlas Of Human Migration

Author : Russell King
ISBN : 1554072875
Genre : History
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A chronological history of the migration of humans from prehistoric times onward discusses the causes, means, and effects of mass migrations on language, societies, and empires.

Walking The Earth

Author : Tricia Andryszewski
ISBN : 0761334580
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Examines the factors influencing human migration from the earliest people in Africa in search of homelands up to the modern era of forced migration due to war and poverty.

Oceanic Migration

Author : Charles E.M. Pearce
ISBN : 9048138264
Genre : Social Science
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Oceanic Migration studies the prehistoric peopling of the Pacific. It uses science and mathematics to expand the research base of Pacific prehistory and casts new light on this final human expansion. It explores the fundamental roles of oceanography and of global climate change in determining the paths, sequence, timing and range of Spice Island-based maritime migrations ranging across a quarter of the globe. The book is of interest to Pacific prehistorians, oceanographers and American anthropologists concerned with the diffusionist debate. For oceanographers it presents the new idea of the role of the West Pacific Warm Pool and of three of its four major currents in determining the evolution of voyaging in two oceans. For diffusionists it provides new chronological and technological contexts in which the issue of diffusionism needs to be reconsidered. For prehistorians it creates a paradigmatic shift by establishing a new time depth and mechanism for Polynesian exploration, offers a new view of voyaging and exploration strategies and of economic imperatives and adds a new dimension to the debate on Polynesian origins.

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