TITLE

Archaeological Paleobiogeography in the Russian Far East:The Kuril Islands and Sakhalin in Comparative Perspective

AUTHOR(S)
Fitzhigh, Ben; Moore, Scotty; Lockwood, Chris; Boone, Cristie
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
Asian Perspectives: Journal of Archeology for Asia & the Pacific;Spring2004, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p92
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a biogeographical analyses of lithic artifacts and archeofauna from the Kuril Island chain and southern Sakhalin Island in the Sea of Okhotsk. Utility of the theory of island biogeography in the systematic comparison of island-based archaeological assemblages; Dynamics of insular Northeast Asian prehistory; Species immigration and extinction rates.
ACCESSION #
12274581

 

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