Christophe Sand is Head Archaeologist for the New Caledonia Government at the IRD Research Centre in Nouméa, working on Southern Melanesia, Western Polynesia and Western Micronesia. His main fields of interests are the first Austronesian settlement of the region related to the Lapita complex, the cultural dynamics of the Pacific peoples over the succeeding millennia, and the impact of Western expansion in the Pacific.
ed. Christophe Sand
This volume reflects the tremendous progress made in Pacific island archaeology in the last 60 years which has considerably advanced our knowledge of early Pacific island societies, the rise of traditional cultural systems, and their later historical developments from European contact onwards. READ MORE
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