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Sangiran: Man, Culture, and Environment in Pleistocene Times: Proceedings of the International Colloquium on Sangiran, Solo-Indonesia, 21-24 September 1998 (review)

Sangiran: Man, Culture, and Environment in Pleistocene Times: Proceedings of the International... 364 asian perspectives 43(2) fall 2004 . . di‰cult for nonspecialists. By reaching out have an opportunity to learn more about to larger international audiences, as Pappu the wonderful prehistory of India. has admirably done, outside researchers will Sangiran:Man,Culture,and EnvironmentinPleistocene Times: Proceedings of the Inter- national Colloquium on Sangiran, Solo-Indonesia, 21–24 September 1998.Truman Simanjuntak, Bagyo Prasetyo, and Retno Handini, eds. Jakarta: Yayasan Obor Indonesia. 442 pp. 78 b/w photographs; 10 tables; bibliography. Softcover. ISBN 979-464-382-7. Reviewed by Mike Morwood, School of Human and Environmental Studies, University of New England, Australia Sangiran, a truncated dome of Plio- just a few. Many of these have authored Pleistocene sediments in the Solo Depres- papers in this volume, which resulted from sion of Central Java, is a prolific source of an International Colloquium on Sangiran fossils, which span about one million years held in Solo, Java on 21–24 September and include the majority of the world’s 1998. The aim of the International Collo- Homo erectus finds. The site is rightly listed quium, organized by the Indonesian Na- with the World Heritage as an area of great tional Research Centre of Archaeology, geological, paleontological, and archaeo- was to make Sangiran better known, to logical http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Asian Perspectives University of Hawai'I Press

Sangiran: Man, Culture, and Environment in Pleistocene Times: Proceedings of the International Colloquium on Sangiran, Solo-Indonesia, 21-24 September 1998 (review)

Asian Perspectives , Volume 43 (2) – Oct 28, 2004

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364 asian perspectives 43(2) fall 2004 . . di‰cult for nonspecialists. By reaching out have an opportunity to learn more about to larger international audiences, as Pappu the wonderful prehistory of India. has admirably done, outside researchers will Sangiran:Man,Culture,and EnvironmentinPleistocene Times: Proceedings of the Inter- national Colloquium on Sangiran, Solo-Indonesia, 21–24 September 1998.Truman Simanjuntak, Bagyo Prasetyo, and Retno Handini, eds. Jakarta: Yayasan Obor Indonesia. 442 pp. 78 b/w photographs; 10 tables; bibliography. Softcover. ISBN 979-464-382-7. Reviewed by Mike Morwood, School of Human and Environmental Studies, University of New England, Australia Sangiran, a truncated dome of Plio- just a few. Many of these have authored Pleistocene sediments in the Solo Depres- papers in this volume, which resulted from sion of Central Java, is a prolific source of an International Colloquium on Sangiran fossils, which span about one million years held in Solo, Java on 21–24 September and include the majority of the world’s 1998. The aim of the International Collo- Homo erectus finds. The site is rightly listed quium, organized by the Indonesian Na- with the World Heritage as an area of great tional Research Centre of Archaeology, geological, paleontological, and archaeo- was to make Sangiran better known, to logical

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