The Austronesians: Historical and Comparative Perspectives. PETER BELLWOOD, JAMES J. FOX AND DARRELL TYRON.

The Austronesians: Historical and Comparative Perspectives.

Canberra. Research School of Pacific Studies. Australian National University. 1995. Stock ID #164095

Black and white maps, viii + 359pp, index, paperback cover extremities rubbed and little creased, a good copy. 17.5 x 25 cm. 17 papers including: The Austronesians in History: Common Origins and Diverse Transformations - Peter Bellwood, James J. Fox and Darrell Tryon; Borneo as a Cross Roads for Comparative Austronesian Linguistics - K. Alexander Adelaar; The Austronesian Conquest of the Sea- Upwind - Adrian Horridge; Domesticated and Commensal Mammals of Austronesia and Their Histories - Colin P. Groves; A Study of Genetic Distance and the Austronesian/Non-Austronesian Dichotomy - Kuldeep Bhatia, Simon Easteal and Robert L. Kirk; Sea Nomads and Rainforest Hunter-Gatherers: Foraging Adaptations in the Indo-Malaysian Archipelago - Clifford Sather; Christianity and Austronesian Transformations: Church, Polity and Culture in the Philippines and the Pacfic - Aram A. Yengoyan; Continuity and Change in the Austronesian Transition to Islam and Christianity - Anthony Reid; Exchange Systems, Political Dynamics and Colonial Transformations in Nineteenth Centure Oceania - Nicholas Thomas. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 164095).

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