Osaka Archaeology

Osaka Archaeology

by Richard Pearson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781784913755
Publisher: Brown, David Book Company
Publication date: 05/31/2016
Pages: 136
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 11.40(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Richard Pearson grew up in Toronto and Oakville, Ontario, and graduated with a bachelor's degree at the University of Toronto in 1960. He studied at the University of Hawaii, and Yale University under K.C. Chang, and received his doctorate in anthropology in 1966. Over his career Pearson’s research interests have included the archaeology of Polynesia and East Asia.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements;

Chapter 1: Ōsaka Archaeology;
Chapter 2: The Environment Of The Ōsaka Area And Its Changes;
Chapter 3: Early Hunter Gatherers: the Palaeolithic and Jōmon Periods (ca. 20,000 BC to 950 BC);
Chapter 4: The Expansion of Agrarian Society; the Yayoi Period (950 BC to 240 AD);
Chapter 5: Consolidation of Political Power and Trade; the Kofun Period (240 to 600 AD);
Chapter 6: The Naniwa Port as a Regional Center; The Kodai (600 to 1185 AD) Period;
Chapter 7: Ōsaka as a Commercial Center; The Chūsei Period (ca 1185 to 1603 AD);
Chapter 8: The Beginnings of Modern Ōsaka; The Kinsei Period (ca 1603 to 1868 AD) ;
Chapter 9: Ōsaka’s Special Features;

Appendix A: Site Descriptions;
Appendix B: Sakai Historical Background;
Appendix C: Ōsaka’s Cultural Heritage and Selected Museums;

Glossary;
References Cited;
Index

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