By William M. Tsutsui
A spouse to eastern History presents an authoritative evaluation of present debates and techniques in the examine of Japan’s history.
• Composed of 30 chapters written through a global staff of scholars
• Combines conventional views with the latest scholarly concerns
• vitamins a chronological survey with distinct thematic analyses
• provides stimulating interventions into person controversies
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47 Little evidence of these adaptations is to be found in Paleolithic Japan, however. Sedentism and storage did not become important until the Jo¯mon. 48 The Jo¯mon diet included a broad range of plant, animal, and marine foods. Remains of salmon bones from the Maeda Kochi site in Tokyo show that this fish was exploited from as early as the Incipient phase. Shell middens are known from the Initial phase and more than 3,000 Jo¯mon shell middens have been identified. These middens have produced a variety of shellfish as well as the remains of sea mammals and inshore and offshore fish.
Hudson, Ruins of Identity, pp. 86–7. , Perspectives on the Origins of the Japanese Language. The precise chronology of both of these cultures is uncertain. See Ohama, Yaeyama no ko ¯kogaku. ’’ Janhunen, ‘‘A Framework for the Study of Japanese Language Origins,’’ p. 481. ’’ Sato, Nihon kyu ¯sekki bunka no ko ¯zo ¯ to shinka, p. 295. , ‘‘Late Pleistocene and Early Holocene Technologies,’’ p. 204. Bleed, ‘‘Cheap, Regular, and Reliable,’’ p. 101. Habu, Ancient Jo ¯mon of Japan, pp. 28–30. For pottery use by non-sedentary groups, see Rice, ‘‘On the Origins of Pottery,’’ p.
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A Companion to Japanese History by William M. Tsutsui