What may be learnt about the archaeology of islands from archaeologically derived models of the exploration of Polynesia, 1966-2001?
Sutton, D. G. (2008). What may be learnt about the archaeology of islands form archaeologically derived models of the exploration of Polynesia, 1966-2001? In J. Conolly & M. Campbell (Eds.), Comparative Island Archaeologies. Oxford, England: Archaeopress.
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Polynesian archaeology is one regional specialization in the world-wide practice of archaeological investigations of islands, oceans and seas. It is timely to consider how Polynesian archaeology fits within that newly-articulated framework of theoretical and methodological advances concerned with islands. To do this, I examine the history of archaeologically-derived models of the exploration of Polynesia developed since the invention of radiocarbon dating.
This article has been published in the book: Comparative Island Archaeologies. © 2008 the author.