• Peter N. Peregrine


relative time period: Follows the Lapita colonization of the Samoan islands and continues into the historic period.


Gravel Hunt Excavation Fishing Pebble 

Suggested Readings

  1. Davidson, J. N. (1979). “Tonga and Samoa.” In Prehistory of Polynesia, ed. J. D. Jennings. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 82–109.Google Scholar
  2. Green, R. C, and J. N. Davidson, eds. (1969). Archaeology in Western Samoa. Auckland: Auckland Institute and Museum.Google Scholar
  3. Jennings, Jesse D., R. N. Holmer, J. C. Janetski, and H. L. Smith (1976). Excavations on Upolu, Western Samoa. Honolulu: Bernice P. Bishop Museum.Google Scholar
  4. Jennings, Jesse D., and Richard Holmer (1980). Archaeological Excavations in Western Samoa. Honolulu: Bernice P. Bishop Museum.Google Scholar
  5. Kirch, Patrick V., and Terry L. Hunt (1993). The To’aga Site: Three Millennia of Polynesian Occupation in the Manu’a Islands, American Samoa. Berkeley: Archaeological Research Facility.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter N. Peregrine
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  1. 1.Department of AnthropologyLawrence UniversityAppletonUSA

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