Sarah Milledge Nelson

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Sarah Milledge Nelson (born 1931) is an American archaeologist and a professor in the Department of Anthropology, University of Denver,[1] United States.

Nelson was raised in Florida and obtained her PhD from the University of Michigan in 1973.[2] Nelson is known for her research on the archaeology of East Asia, in particular Korea and northeast China. She has also conducted extensive research in the archaeology of gender[3][4] and Hongshan culture.

Selected bibliography[edit]

  • Chulmun Period Villages on the Han River in Korea, Subsistence and Settlement. PhD Dissertation, University of Michigan, 1973.
  • The Neolithic of Northeastern China and Korea. Antiquity 64(243):234-248, 1990.
  • Gender Hierarchy and the Queens of Silla. In Sex and Gender Hierarchies, edited by B.D. Miller. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992.
  • The Archaeology of Korea. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993. ISBN 0-521-40783-4
  • The Politics of Ethnicity in Prehistoric Korea. In Kohl, P.L. and C. Fawcett, eds. Nationalism, Politics, and the Practice of Archaeology.Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995:218-231.
  • (editor) The Archaeology of Northeast China: Beyond the Great Wall. London: Routledge, 1997. ISBN 0-415-11755-0
  • Gender in Archaeology: Analyzing Power and Prestige, Walnut Creek: Altamira Press, 1997.
  • Megalithic Monuments and the Introduction of Rice into Korea. In The Prehistory of Food: Appetites for Change, edited by C. Gosden and J. Hather, pp. 147–165. London: Routledge, 1999.
  • (with K.L. Berry, R.F. Carillo, B.J. Clark, L.E. Rhodes, and D. Saitta) Denver: An Archaeological History. Scholarly Book Services Inc., 2002. ISBN 978-0-8122-3591-3
  • (editor) Ancient Queens: Archaeological Explorations, Walnut Creek: Altamira Press, 2003. ISBN 978-0-7591-0346-7

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Faculty page, Dept. of Anthropology, University of Denver
  2. ^ Nelson, Sarah Milledge. "Dr. Sarah Milledge Nelson". Retrieved 16 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "2011 Alumnae Achievement Award Recipient". Wellesley College. Retrieved 16 October 2011. 
  4. ^ Nelson, Sarah Milledge. "Sarah Milledge Nelson". University of Denver. Retrieved 16 October 2011. 

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