28 Japan: archaeology
Part II: Holocene migrations
Published Online: 4 FEB 2013
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The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration
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Hudson, M. J. 2013. 28 Japan: archaeology. The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. .
- Published Online: 4 FEB 2013
This chapter presents archaeological evidence for Jōmon and Yayoi migration within and to Japan. These islands had a remarkable Holocene prehistory that reflected its temperate and maritime location, often developing cultural traditions quite different from those of the East Asian mainland.