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American Philosophical Society
Prehistoric Settlement of the Pacific (Transaction 86-5)
Ward H. Goodenough
Transaction 86 No. 5
The papers in this vol. result from two, back-to-back symposia: “Human Settlement of the Pacific,” which took place at the Autumn Gen. Meeting of the Am. Philosophical Soc. (APS) in Phila. on Nov. 12, 1993; & “The Settlement of the Pacific Islands,” held on the next day at the U. of Pennsylvania Museum, preceded the evening before by Ben Finney’s address. Contents: “Introduction,” by Ward H. Goodenough; “The Pre-Austronesian Settlement of Island Melanesia: Implications for Lapita Archaeology,” by Jim Allen; “Austronesian Culture History: The Windows of Language,” by Robert Blust; “Archaeology of Southeastern China & Its Bearing on the Austronesian Homeland,” by Kwang-chih Chang & Ward H. Goodenough; “Lapita & Its Aftermath: The Austronesian Settlement of Oceania,” by Patrick V. Kirch; “Colonizing an Island World,” by Ben Finney; & “Beyond the Austronesian Homeland: The Austric Hypothesis & Its Implications for Archaeology,” by Robert Blust. Illus. Second Printing, 1998
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