Antiquity, Archaeological Processes, and Highland Adaptation: The Ifugao Rice Terraces

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University of the Philippines Press, 2015 - Social Science - 202 pages
Intro -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- Chapter 1- Setting the Stage: Culture History and Archaeological Processes in Ifugao -- Landscapes and the Ifugao Investigation -- Anthropology, Agricultural Intensification, Water Management, and Social Organization -- Chapter 2- The Ifugao -- The Ifugao Social Organization -- The Philippine Cordillera -- The Natural Environment -- Subsistence Strategies -- Agricultural Terraces -- Chapter 3- Redefining Ifugao Social Organization -- House Societies -- House Society and Self-Organization -- Archaeological Expectations and Preliminary Evidence from the Old Kiyyangan Village Site -- Summary -- Chapter 4- The Ifugao Agricultural Landscapes: Production Sytem, Land Tenure, and Intensification -- Distribution of Rice Terraces in North Central Cordillera -- Swidden Fields -- Ifugao Swidden Fields and the Environment -- Rice Production and Food Requirements -- Relationship Between the Distribution of Swidden Fields and Agricultural Terraces -- The Ifugao Agricultural System -- Chapter 5- Ifugao Terrace Antiquity -- Barton's and Beyer's Influence -- Field Investigations -- Radiocarbon Results and Maher's Dates -- Dating the Ifugao Rice Terraces: Bayesian Approach -- Short History of the Terraces -- Chapter 6- Historical Trajectory of the Ifugao Rice Field System: Expansion Chronology -- Sites -- Recent Dates from the Banaue -- Taro (Aroids)-First Model -- Taro Cultivation in the Philippine Cordilleras -- Summary and Discussion -- Chapter 7- Ifugao Archaeology: History and Process -- Landscape Approach and Ifugao Terrace Archaeology -- Contributions -- References -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z

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