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Afetna Point, Saipan: Archaeological Investigations of a Latte Period Village and Historic Context in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands by Boyd Dixon et al., and: Yellow Beach 2 after 75 Years: The Archaeology of a WWII Invasion Beach on Saipan and its Historic Context in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands by Boyd Dixon et al (review)

Afetna Point, Saipan: Archaeological Investigations of a Latte Period Village and Historic... BOOK REVIEWS Afetna Point, Saipan: Archaeological Investigations of a Latte Period Village and Historic Context in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Boyd Dixon, Cherie Walth, Kathy Mowrer, and Danny Welch. Oxford: Archaeopress Publishing, 2019. 186 pp., 106 figures, bibliography. Paperback US $58, ISBN 978-1-78969-176-4; E-book free from publisher, ISBN 978-1-78969-177-1. Yellow Beach 2 after 75 Years: The Archaeology of a WWII Invasion Beach on Saipan and its Historic Context in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Boyd Dixon, Brenda Tenorio, Cherie Walth, and Kathy Mowrer. Oxford: Archaeopress Publishing, 2019. 127 pp., 88 figures, bibliography. Paperback US $45, ISBN 978-1-78969-258-7; E-book free from publisher, ISBN 978-1-78969-259-4. Reviewed by James M. BAYMAN, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa The companion monographs Afetna Point, segmented landscapes. The success of Dixon Saipan and Yellow Beach 2 after 75 Years offer a and colleagues in meeting the challenge of significant perspective on the history of developing a meaningful research program in a modest parcel of land on a small island in a highly disturbed setting distinguishes this a remote corner of the Pacific. Although project. The researchers on this project met much of the parcel in San Antonio, Saipan http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Asian Perspectives University of Hawai'I Press

Afetna Point, Saipan: Archaeological Investigations of a Latte Period Village and Historic Context in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands by Boyd Dixon et al., and: Yellow Beach 2 after 75 Years: The Archaeology of a WWII Invasion Beach on Saipan and its Historic Context in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands by Boyd Dixon et al (review)

Asian Perspectives , Volume 59 (2) – Dec 7, 2020

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BOOK REVIEWS Afetna Point, Saipan: Archaeological Investigations of a Latte Period Village and Historic Context in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Boyd Dixon, Cherie Walth, Kathy Mowrer, and Danny Welch. Oxford: Archaeopress Publishing, 2019. 186 pp., 106 figures, bibliography. Paperback US $58, ISBN 978-1-78969-176-4; E-book free from publisher, ISBN 978-1-78969-177-1. Yellow Beach 2 after 75 Years: The Archaeology of a WWII Invasion Beach on Saipan and its Historic Context in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Boyd Dixon, Brenda Tenorio, Cherie Walth, and Kathy Mowrer. Oxford: Archaeopress Publishing, 2019. 127 pp., 88 figures, bibliography. Paperback US $45, ISBN 978-1-78969-258-7; E-book free from publisher, ISBN 978-1-78969-259-4. Reviewed by James M. BAYMAN, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa The companion monographs Afetna Point, segmented landscapes. The success of Dixon Saipan and Yellow Beach 2 after 75 Years offer a and colleagues in meeting the challenge of significant perspective on the history of developing a meaningful research program in a modest parcel of land on a small island in a highly disturbed setting distinguishes this a remote corner of the Pacific. Although project. The researchers on this project met much of the parcel in San Antonio, Saipan

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