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The archaeology of the colonized

Author: Michael Given
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This book focuses on the experience of the colonized in their landscape setting, looking at case studies from areas of the world not often considered in the postcolonial debate. It offers original, exciting approaches to the growing area of research in archaeology and colonialism." "The case studies used range from the pyramids of Old Kingdom Egypt to illicit whisky distilling in nineteenth-century Scotland, and

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Given
ISBN: 0415369916 9780415369916 0415369924 9780415369923 9780203644188 0203644182 9786610077991 6610077991
OCLC Number: 53846484
Description: xi, 187 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Resistance --
agency --
landscape --
narrative --
3. The archaeology of taxation --
4. The settlement of empire --
5. Living between lines --
6. The dominated body --
7. The patron saint of tax evaders --
8. Landscapes of resistance --
9. Conclusion : archaeologists and the colonized.
Responsibility: Michael Given.
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This book investigates the experience of the colonized in their landscape setting, and proposes an 'archaeology of taxation' to investigate the relationship between local community and central  Read more...


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