Feb. 28, 2022
This cluster promotes various studies to shed light on diversity of human societies and nature of prehistoric societies by investigation various subjects, including lacquer, salt, plant, and animals.
The time period our research is focused upon is the Jomon Period. This time period is unique in the world history because, while maintaining hunting-gathering economy, Jomon people maintained sedentary life for surprisingly long period of time. To investigate into the background of this unusual sustainability would be an important contribution to the world history.