restricted access   Volume 44, Number 1, Spring 2005

Table of Contents

From: Asian Perspectives

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Special Issue: The Human Use of Caves in Peninsular and Island Southeast Asia

Guest Editor: Graeme Barker, Tim Reynolds, and David Gilbertson

The Human Use of Caves in Peninsular and Island Southeast Asia: Research Themes

pp. 1-15

Results from Niah Cave Research

Past Human Activity and Geomorphological Change in a Guano-Rich Tropical Cave Mouth: Initial Interpretations of the Late Quaternary Succession in the Great Cave of Niah, Sarawak

pp. 16-41

Micromorphology of Cave Sediments in the Humid Tropics: Niah Cave, Sarawak

pp. 42-55

The Case for Rainforest Foragers: The Starch Record at Niah Cave, Sarawak

pp. 56-72

Reconstructing Human Subsistence in the West Mouth (Niah Cave, Sarawak) Burial Series Using Stable Isotopes of Carbon

pp. 73-89

The Archaeology of Foraging and Farming at Niah Cave, Sarawak

pp. 90-106

Approaches to Cave Archaeology

Rock Shelters, Caves, and Archaeobotany in Island Southeast Asia

pp. 107-118

Cave Use Variability in Central Maluku, Eastern Indonesia

pp. 119-136

The Use of Caves in Peninsular Thailand in the Late Pleistocene and Early and Middle Holocene

pp. 137-153

The Early Exploitation of Southeast Asian Mangroves: Bone Technology from Caves and Open Sites

pp. 154-179


Continuity in Tropical Cave Use: Examples from East Timor and the Aru Islands, Maluku

pp. 180-192

Toward a Cultural Topography of Cave Use in East Timor: A Preliminary Study

pp. 193-206

Prehistoric Hunting Strategies in New Ireland, Papua New Guinea: The Evidence of the Cuscus (Phalanger orientalis) Remains from Buang Merabak Cave

pp. 207-218

Rock Art, Burials, and Habitations: Caves in East Kalimantan

pp. 219-230

Patterns of Habitation and Burial Activity in the Ban Rai Rock Shelter, Northwestern Thailand

pp. 231-245