Early South East Asia: Essays in Archaeology, History and Historical Geography

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Early South East Asia: Essays in Archaeology, History and Historical Geography

By Smith, R.B. and Watson, W. (editors)

SKU# 19069

$ 75.00

Pp. xv, 561; 16 full page black-and-white photo-plates, 11 full-page maps, 9 text-figures.  Publisher’s original red cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, brown pictorial dust jacket lettered in white, lg 8vo.  The 36 chapters are based on papers submitted to a Colloquy on Early South East Asia held at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London, in September 1973.  The contents include: D.T. Bayard -- The chronology of prehistoric metallurgy in north-east Thailand; D.T. Bayard -- The chemical characteristics of some metal finds from Non Nok Tha;I.R. Selimkhanov -- A comment on the Non Nok Tha dates; R.B. Smith -- The Ban Chieng culture; Nikom Suthiragsa -- Kok Charoen and the early metal age of central Thailand; W. Watson -- The late prehistoric and early historic pottery of the Khorat Plateau with special reference to Phimai; W.G. Solheim II and M. Ayres -- The Ongbah Cave and its fifth drum; P. Sørensen -- Archaeology in northern Viet-Nam since 1954; Jeremy H.C.S. Davidson -- The bronze drums of Shizhai shan, their social and ritual significance; Michele Pirazzoli-T'serstevens -- Local workshop centres of the late Bronze Age in highland South East Asia; Magdalene von Dewall -- The late prehistoric period in Indonesia; I.C. Glover -- The significance of the excavations at Gilimanuk (Bali); R.P. Soejono -- The later prehistory of the Malay Peninsula; B.A.V. Peacock -- Archaeology in southern Viet-Nam since 1954; Jeremy H.C.S. Davidson -- Recent data on the Cambodian Neolithic: the problem of cultural continuity in southern Indochina; J.P. Carbonnel -- The Philippines during the first millennium B.C.; and many more chapters.  No ownership marks.

Publisher Oxford University Press
Publisher Place New York
Date Published 1979
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Fine
Condition Description A fine (as new) copy in a fine dust jacket.
ISBN 0-19-713587-0
Limited Edition