Loukas Barton, Special Issue of Archaeological Research in Asia: The Peopling of the Tibetan Plateau



Along with Rowan Flad (Harvard University), Loukas Barton co-edits a special issue of the journal Archaeological Research in Asia (Volume 5, March 2016) that deals with recent research on the peopling of the Tibetan Plateau.

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Recent research on the archaeology of the Tibetan Plateau and surrounding areas. Rowan Flad 

The cultural context of biological adaptation to high elevation Tibet. Loukas Barton 

Colonization of the Tibetan Plateau, permanent settlement, and the spread of agriculture: Reflection on current debates on the prehistoric archeology of the Tibetan Plateau. Hongliang Lu 

Model building, model testing, and the spread of agriculture to the Tibetan Plateau. Jade d'Alpoim Guedes 

Conceptualizing the Tibetan Plateau: Environmental constraints on the peopling of the “Third Pole”. David B. Madsen 

A biogeographic perspective on early human colonization of the Tibetan Plateau. David Rhode 

Tracing post-Pleistocene human movements and cultural connections of the eastern Himalayan region with the Tibetan plateau. Manjil Hazarika 

Plant utilization at the Jiangxigou site during the middle Holocene. GuangLiang Hou, Zhikun Ma, E. Chongyi, Weng Zhang, Haicheng Wei 

Human settlements and plant utilization since the late prehistoric period in the Nujiang River valley, Southeast Tibetan Plateau. Honggao Liu, Yifu Cui, Xinxin Zuo, Haiming Li, Jian Wang, Dongju Zhang, Jiawu Zhang, Guanghui Dong 

Local developments on the Eastern Rim of the Tibetan Plateau: The prehistoric Anning River Valley. Anke Hein