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Author Cusick, James G

Title Studies in Culture Contact : Interaction, Culture Change, and Archaeology
Published Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, 2015


Description 1 online resource (513 pages)
Series Occasional paper / Center for Archaeological Investigations, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale ; no. 25
Occasional paper (Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Center for Archaeological Investigations) ; no. 25.
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
Summary People have long been fascinated about times in human history when different cultures and societies first came into contact with each other, how they reacted to that contact, and why it sometimes occurred peacefully and at other times was violent or catastrophic. Studies in Culture Contact: Interaction, Culture Change, and Archaeology, edited by James G. Cusick, seeks to define the role of culture contact in human history, to identify issues in the study of culture contact in archaeology, and to provide a critical overview of the major theoretical approaches to the study of culture and contac
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Ethnoarchaeology.
Ethnoarchaeology -- Case studies
Acculturation -- Case studies
HISTORY -- Ancient -- General.
Genre/Form Case studies
Form Electronic book
Author Deagan, Kathleen A.
Rice, Prudence M
Schuyler, Robert L., 1947-
Ramenofsky, Ann F. (Ann Felice), 1942-
Schortman, Edward M
Urban, Patricia A. (Patricia Ann), 1950-
Hill, Jonathan David, 1954-
Singleton, Theresa A
Terrell, John
Stein, Gil, 1956-
Smith, Stuart Tyson, 1960-
Dietler, Michael
Wells, Peter S
Evans, Susan Toby, 1945-
DeCorse, Christopher R
Armstrong, Douglas V
Saunders, Rebecca, 1955-
Wagner, Mark J
Palka, Joel W., 1962-
Alexander, Rani T., 1962-
ISBN 9780809334100