Collection of essays celebrating the career of eminent Australian archaelogist Jim Allen, who retired in 1998. The first group of papers considers his academic origins and the theoretical issues to which he contributed. The second group takes up questions in the archaeology of Australia and Papua New Guinea, including Allen's field projects, and the third takes up issues regarding Remote Oceania. Includes maps, diagrams, photos and chapter references. Editors are archaeology scholars at the Australian National University and La Trobe University.... possibly first entering Nissan as a#39;culturally unaccompanied baggagea#39; to use Jean Kennedya#39;s (1983:120) pithy phrase, part of a ... When pottery does occur it is of Early Lapita Style (Summerhayes 2000) - what was earlier called a#39;Far Westerna#39; style ... It may be that Nissan represented the frontier of the earliest period of Lapita expansion, before the spread out to Buka, ... the Admiralty Islands sources (57%) - a more detailed chronological breakdown is not possible on the current data.
|Author||:||Jim Allen, Atholl Anderson, Tim Murray|