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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Cusick, James G.
Studies in Culture Contact : Interaction, Culture Change, and Archaeology.
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2015
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
James G Cusick; Kathleen Deagan; Prudence M Rice; Robert L Schuyler; Ann F Ramenofsky; Edward M Schortman; Patricia A Urban; Jonathan D Hill; Theresa A Singleton; John Edward Terrell; Gil J Stein; Stuart Tyson Smith; Michael Dietler; Peter S Wells; Susan Toby Evans; Christopher R DeCorse; Douglas V Armstrong; Rebecca Saunders; Mark J Wagner; Joel W Palka; Rani T Alexander
|Description:||1 online resource (513 pages).|
|Contents:||Cover; Visiting Scholar Conference Volumes; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Tables; Preface; 1. Introduction by James G. Cusick; Part I. Perspectives on the Study of Culture Contact in Archaeology: Concepts and Critiques; 2. Transculturation and Spanish American Ethnogenesis: The Archaeological Legacy of the Quincentenary by Kathleen Deagan; 3. Contexts of Contact and Change: Peripheries, Frontiers, and Boundaries by Prudence M. Rice; 4. Culture Contact in Evolutionary Perspective by Robert L. Schuyler. 5. Evolutionary Theory and the Native American Record of Artifact Replacement by Ann F. Ramenofsky6. Culture Contact Structure and Process by Edward M. Schortman and Patricia A. Urban; 7. Historiography of Acculturation: An Evaluation of Concepts and Their Application in Archaeology by James G. Cusick; 8. Violent Encounters: Ethnogenesis and Ethnocide in Long-Term Contact Situations by Jonathan D. Hill; 9. Cultural Interaction and African American Identity in Plantation Archaeology by Theresa A. Singleton; Part II. Archaeological Case Studies in Culture Contact. 10. 30,000 Years of Culture Contact in the Southwest Pacific by John Edward Terrell11. World System Theory and Alternative Modes of Interaction in the Archaeology of Culture Contact by Gil J. Stein; 12. Nubia and Egypt: Interaction, Acculturation, and Secondary State Formation from the Third to First Millennium B.C. by Stuart Tyson Smith; 13. Consumption, Agency, and Cultural Entanglement: Theoretical Implications of a Mediterranean Colonial Encounter by Michael Dietler; 14. Culture Contact, Identity, and Change in the European Provinces of the Roman Empire by Peter S. Wells. 15. Toltec Invaders and Spanish Conquistadors: Culture Contact in the Postclassic Teotihuacan Valley, Mexico by Susan Toby Evans16. Culture Contact and Change in West Africa by Christopher R. DeCorse; 17. Cultural Transformation Within Enslaved Laborer Communities in the Caribbean by Douglas V. Armstrong; 18. Forced Relocation, Power Relations, and Culture Contact in the Missions of La Florida by Rebecca Saunders; 19. Some Think It Impossible to Civilize Them at All: Cultural Change and Continuity Among the Early Nineteenth-Century Potawatomi by Mark J. Wagner. 20. Lacandon Maya Culture Change and Survival in the Lowland Frontier of the Expanding Guatemalan and Mexican Republics by Joel W. Palka21. Afterword: Toward an Archaeological Theory of Culture Contact by Rani T. Alexander; Contributors; Index; Back Cover.|
|Series Title:||Occasional paper (Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Center for Archaeological Investigations), no. 25.|
The collection presents a useful compendium of recent scholarship on culture contact studies in archaeology. Its broad coverage is its major strength and one that makes it a welcome addition to the