Archaeology and the Modern World: Colonial Transcripts in South Africa and the Chesapeake

Archaeology and the Modern World: Colonial Transcripts in South Africa and the Chesapeake

by Martin Hall, Hall Martin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415229650

ISBN-13: 9780415229654

Pub. Date: 11/28/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Archaeology and the Modern World advances a new controversial theory of historical archaeology. Using new case studies, Martin Hall evaluates the major theoretical traditions in historical archaeology while contributing significantly to the debate. In this study the author places an emphasis on material culture and the recent past to bring to light a picture

Overview

Archaeology and the Modern World advances a new controversial theory of historical archaeology. Using new case studies, Martin Hall evaluates the major theoretical traditions in historical archaeology while contributing significantly to the debate. In this study the author places an emphasis on material culture and the recent past to bring to light a picture of an unstable and violent early colonial world in which material culture played a crucial mediating role.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415229654
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/2000
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowlegements

List of Figures

1. Material Conditions

2. Colonial Discourse

3. Regimes of Order

4. Substantial Identities

5. Hidden Voices

6. Bodily Uncertainties

7. Emergencies of the Moment

8. Heart of Whiteness

Bibliography

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