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Frontiers of colonialism

Author: Christine D Beaule
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2017.
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For decades archaeologists have limited studies of frontiers and colonialism to a single polity, empire, or epoch. This has been especially true of historical archaeologists; but in this intriguing collection, Beaule assembles archaeologists from around the world to determine the commonalities and differences of colonialism across the self-imposed divide of contact v. pre-contact. The work considers the expanding  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Frontiers of colonialism.
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2017
(DLC) 2017005520
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christine D Beaule
ISBN: 9780813052809 0813052807
OCLC Number: 989726253
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Challenging the frontiers of colonialism / Christine D. Beaule --
Part I: Local adaptations --
Haudenosaunee settlement ecology before and after contact in Northeastern North America / Eric E. Jones --
Negotiating colonialism on the southern frontier of Spanish Yucatán / Adam R. Kaeding --
The Romans in Britain: colonization on an imperial frontier / Richard Hingley --
Contextualizing the Chinook at contact: the middle village / Douglas C. Wilson, Kenneth M. Ames, and Cameron M. Smith --
Part II: Movement, conflict, and transformation --
Power and resilience: flooding and occupation in a late-nineteenth-century Philippine town / Grace Barretto-Tesoro and Vito Hernandez --
"Is this like the Nile that riseth up?" Ethnic relations at Thmuis / Robert J. Littman and Jay E. Silverstein --
Violence in early maritime encounters in the Pacific / Geoffrey Clark --
Population migrations, colonization, and social changes in the late prehistoric lower Yangtze River / Tianlong Jiao --
Part III: Rethinking categories --
Using a graphic model to explore the range of cross-cultural interaction in ancient borderlands / Ulrike Matthies Green and Kirk E. Costion --
This land is my land: identity and conflict on the western frontier of the Aztec Empire / Jay E. Silverstein --
Images of evangelization and archipelagos of Spanish colonialism in Latin America and the Philippines / Christine D. Beaule --
Conclusions / Christine D. Beaule.
Responsibility: edited by Christine D. Beaule.


Bringing together case studies of prehistoric and historic sites from Western and non-Western contexts, this volume makes the claim that colonialism can and should be compared across radically  Read more...


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An original contribution and an important one. Presents interesting and compelling case studies in the variability of colonialism and colonial encounters."-Melissa S. Murphy, coeditor of Enduring Read more...

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