The Resource First migrants : ancient migration in global perspective, Peter Bellwood

First migrants : ancient migration in global perspective, Peter Bellwood

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First migrants : ancient migration in global perspective
Title
First migrants
Title remainder
ancient migration in global perspective
Statement of responsibility
Peter Bellwood
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "The first publication to outline the complex global story of human migration and dispersal throughout the whole of human prehistory. Utilizing archaeological, linguistic and biological evidence, Peter Bellwood traces the journeys of the earliest hunter-gatherer and agriculturalist migrants as critical elements in the evolution of human lifeways. The first volume to chart global human migration and population dispersal throughout the whole of human prehistory, in all regions of the world An archaeological odyssey that details the initial spread of early humans out of Africa approximately two million years ago, through the Ice Ages, and down to the continental and island migrations of agricultural populations within the past 10,000 years Employs archaeological, linguistic and biological evidence to demonstrate how migration has always been a vital and complex element in explaining the evolution of the human species Outlines how significant migrations have affected population diversity in every region of the world Clarifies the importance of the development of agriculture as a migratory imperative in later prehistory Fully referenced with detailed maps throughout "--
  • "The first volume to chart global human migration and population dispersal throughout the whole of human prehistory, in all regions of the world"--
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  • Provided by publisher
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Bellwood, Peter S
Dewey number
930.1
Index
index present
LC call number
GN370
LC item number
.B45 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Ebooks Corporation
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  • Human beings
  • Prehistoric peoples
  • Migrations of nations
  • Archaeology and history
Label
First migrants : ancient migration in global perspective, Peter Bellwood
Link
http://www.umanitoba.eblib.com/EBLWeb/patron/?target=patron&extendedid=P_1597994_0
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Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Preface A Note on Dating Terminology Acknowledgements 1. The Relevance and Reality of Ancient Migration 2. Making Inferences about Prehistoric Migration 3. Migrating Hominins and the Rise of our Own Species 4. Beyond Eurasia: the Pioneers of Unpeopled Lands -- Wallacea and Beyond, Australia, the Americas 5. Hunter-gatherer Migrations in a Warming Postglacial World 6. The First Farmers and their Offspring 7. The Fertile Crescent Food Production Complex 8. The East Asian and Western Pacific Food Production Complexes 9. The African and American Food Production Complexes 10. The Role of Migration in the History of Humanity
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118325803
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Lccn
2013019811
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(DLC)99960892574
Label
First migrants : ancient migration in global perspective, Peter Bellwood
Link
http://www.umanitoba.eblib.com/EBLWeb/patron/?target=patron&extendedid=P_1597994_0
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Preface A Note on Dating Terminology Acknowledgements 1. The Relevance and Reality of Ancient Migration 2. Making Inferences about Prehistoric Migration 3. Migrating Hominins and the Rise of our Own Species 4. Beyond Eurasia: the Pioneers of Unpeopled Lands -- Wallacea and Beyond, Australia, the Americas 5. Hunter-gatherer Migrations in a Warming Postglacial World 6. The First Farmers and their Offspring 7. The Fertile Crescent Food Production Complex 8. The East Asian and Western Pacific Food Production Complexes 9. The African and American Food Production Complexes 10. The Role of Migration in the History of Humanity
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118325803
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Lccn
2013019811
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(DLC)99960892574

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