The Archaeology of Difference: Negotiating Cross-Cultural Engagements in Oceania, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Archaeology of Difference

Negotiating Cross-Cultural Engagements in Oceania, 1st Edition

Edited by Anne Clarke, Robin Torrence


440 pages

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The Archaeology of Difference presents a new and radically different perspective on the archaeology of cross-cultural contact and engagement. The authors move away from acculturation or domination and resistance and concentrate on interaction and negotiation by using a wide variety of case studies which take a crucially indigenous rather than colonial standpoint.

About the Editors

Robin Torrence and Anne Clarke are respectively Australian Research Council Senior and Postdoctoral Fellows at the Australian Museum and the Australian National University.

About the Series

One World Archaeology

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology