26 Eastern Asia: archaeology
Part II: Holocene migrations
Published Online: 4 FEB 2013
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The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration
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Chi, Z. and Hsiao-chun, H. 2013. 26 Eastern Asia: archaeology. The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. .
- Published Online: 4 FEB 2013
This chapter examines the prehistory of migration in China from the Late Paleolithic onwards, with a focus on the Neolithic and the spreads of early agricultural societies from the Yangzi River and Yellow River basins, and regions in between. Some of these migrations contributed to the origins of many populations in Southeast Asia, to be considered in the following chapters.
- Southeast Asia