Notes on Contributors.
1. Introduction: Archaeology of the Modern World. (Martin Hall and Stephen W. Silliman).
Part I: Dimensions of Practice.
2. Environments of History: Biological Dimensions of Historical Archaeology. (Stephen A. Mrozowski).
3. Material Culture and Text: Exploring the Spaces Within and Between. (Patricia Galloway).
4. The Place of Space: Architecture, Landscape, and Social Life. (Elizabeth P. Pauls).
5. Critical Archaeology: Politics Past and Present. (Matthew M. Palus , Mark P. Leone and Matthew D. Cochran).
Part II: Themes in Interpretation.
6. Engendered Archaeology: Women, Men, and Others. (Barbara L. Voss).
7. Ideology and the Material Culture of Life and Death. (Heather Burke).
8. Struggling with Labor, Working with Identities. (Stephen W. Silliman).
9. Exploring the Institution: Reform, Confinement, Social Change. (Lu Ann De Cunzo).
10. A Class All Its Own: Explorations of Class Formation and Conflict. (LouAnn Wurst).
Part III: World Systems and Local Living.
11. Conquistadors, Plantations, and Quilombo: Latin America in Historical Archaeological Context. Pedro Funari (DH/IFCH/Unicamp).
12. Gold, Black Ivory, and Houses of Stone: Historical Archaeology in Africa. (Innocent Pikirayi).
13. Becoming American: Small Things Remembered. (Diana DiPaolo Loren and Mary C. Beaudry).
14. Mission, Gold, Furs, and Manifest Destiny: Rethinking an Archaeology of Colonialism for Western North America. (Kent G. Lightfoot).
15. Pacific Encounters, or Beyond the Islands of History. (Jane Lydon).
16. The Tide Reversed: Prospects and Potentials for a Postcolonial Archaeology of Europe. (Matthew Johnson).