Crossing Borders: Selected Papers from the 13th International Conference of the European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists, Volume 1

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Edited by Mai Lin Tjoa-Bonatz and Andreas Reinecke and Dominik Bonatz

Based on recent field research and excavation finds, the contributions in this volume focus on cultural practices and materials which reflect processes of integration, specification and diversification in the prehistory and early history of Southeast Asia. With chapters on the variability and distribution of lithic assemblages, funerary practices, the spread of Neolithic cultures and field agriculture, and the development of Metal Age remains, different approaches are presented to interpret these phenomena in their specific environmental context.

Crossing Borders contains 25 papers presented at the 13th International Conference of the European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists (EurASEAA). Held in Berlin in 2010, the conference was jointly organized by the Institute of Ancient Near Eastern Archaeology at the Freie Universitat Berlin and the German Archaeological Institute. The peer-reviewed proceedings bring together archaeologists, art historians and philologists who share a common interest in Southeast Asia's early past.


Mai Lin TJOA-BONATZ is Research Associate in the Institute of Ancient Near Eastern Archaeology at the Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany.

Andreas REINECKE is an Archaeologist with the Commission for Archaeology of Non-European Cultures (KAAK) at the German Archaeological Institute (DAI) in Bonn, Germany.

Dominik BONATZ is Professor in the Institute of Ancient Near Eastern Archaeology at the Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany.


Publication Year: 2012
372 pages, 297mm x 210mm
176 illustrations and maps, of which 80 in colour
ISBN: 978-9971-69-642-9, Paperback

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