Show Summary Details

Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD HANDBOOKS ONLINE ( © Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Handbooks Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 08 May 2021

Abstract and Keywords

This chapter discusses regional prehistory and the emergence of agriculture in the highlands; the wetlands of the New Guinea highlands; the history of wetland archaeological research; archaeological sequences; ethnographic analogues; and wetland use in the New Guinea lowlands. It concludes by explaining how the archaeology of wetland agriculture in the New Guinea highlands contributes to a global understanding of wetland archaeology.

Keywords: wetland sites, wetland use, agriculture, archaeological research, archaeological sequences, ethnographic analogues, New Guinea lowlands

Access to the complete content on Oxford Handbooks Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can''t find the answer there, please contact us.