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34 Southeast Asian mainland: archaeology

Prehistory

Part II: Holocene migrations

  1. C. F. W. Higham

Published Online: 4 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781444351071.wbeghm834

The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration

The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration

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Higham, C. F. W. 2013. 34 Southeast Asian mainland: archaeology. The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2013

Abstract

The Holocene archaeology of mainland Southeast Asia records early retractions of hunter-gatherers in the face of rising postglacial sea levels, followed by the movements of rice cultivators and, later on, traders from India and Chinese armies.

Keywords:

  • archaeology;
  • Asia;
  • Holocene;
  • Southeast Asia