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A Conversation with Huang Weiwen: Reflections on Asian Paleolithic Research

A Conversation with Huang Weiwen: Reflections on Asian Paleolithic Research A Conversation with Huang Weiwen: Reflections on Asian Paleolithic Research SARI MILLER-ANTONIO AND LYNNE A. SCHEPARTZ Huang Weiwen is professor of Paleolithic Archaeology at the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP), Academia Sinica, Beijing. He was born in 1937 in Guangdong Province, China. As an early student of the preeminent archaeologist Jia Lanpo, Huang was one of the first to be trained specifically in Paleolithic archaeology in the PRC. The discoverer of Lantian Man (Homo erectus) from Gongwangling, Lantian County, Shaanxi Prov- ince, he is one of the foremost Paleolithic archaeologists in China. He directed the fieldwork station at Zhoukoudian from 1974 to 1979. From 1992 to1996, he was the director of the Laboratory for Paleolithic Archaeology at the IVPP. He has worked in all regions of China and has traveled extensively to research com- parative collections and visit archaeological sites in Africa, Europe, Asia, and the U.S. Among Huang’s notable publications are The Story of Peking Man (1990) (co- authored with Jia Lanpo), Bifaces in China (1987), Middle Pleistocene Acheulean-like Stone Technology of Bose Basin, South China (2000), Archaeological Evidence for the First Human Colonisation of East Asia (1997), and Excavations at Panxian Dadong, Guizhou Province, Southern http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Asian Perspectives University of Hawai'I Press

A Conversation with Huang Weiwen: Reflections on Asian Paleolithic Research

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A Conversation with Huang Weiwen: Reflections on Asian Paleolithic Research SARI MILLER-ANTONIO AND LYNNE A. SCHEPARTZ Huang Weiwen is professor of Paleolithic Archaeology at the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP), Academia Sinica, Beijing. He was born in 1937 in Guangdong Province, China. As an early student of the preeminent archaeologist Jia Lanpo, Huang was one of the first to be trained specifically in Paleolithic archaeology in the PRC. The discoverer of Lantian Man (Homo erectus) from Gongwangling, Lantian County, Shaanxi Prov- ince, he is one of the foremost Paleolithic archaeologists in China. He directed the fieldwork station at Zhoukoudian from 1974 to 1979. From 1992 to1996, he was the director of the Laboratory for Paleolithic Archaeology at the IVPP. He has worked in all regions of China and has traveled extensively to research com- parative collections and visit archaeological sites in Africa, Europe, Asia, and the U.S. Among Huang’s notable publications are The Story of Peking Man (1990) (co- authored with Jia Lanpo), Bifaces in China (1987), Middle Pleistocene Acheulean-like Stone Technology of Bose Basin, South China (2000), Archaeological Evidence for the First Human Colonisation of East Asia (1997), and Excavations at Panxian Dadong, Guizhou Province, Southern

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Asian PerspectivesUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Oct 28, 2004

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