By Pedro Paulo A. Funari, Martin Hall, Sian Jones
Historical Archaeology demonstrates the possibility of adopting a versatile, encompassing definition of ancient archaeology which contains the learn of all societies with documentary proof. It encourages study that is going past the bounds among prehistory and history.
Ranging in subject material from Roman Britain and Classical Greece, to colonial Africa, Brazil and the U.S., the members current a much wider diversity of views than is at the moment the fad.
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These and many other chapters in the book demonstrate the similarities and differences which characterize various contexts of colonialism and testify to the importance of a comparative framework which is at the same time attuned to the specificities of particular historical situations. The ‘local’ and the ‘global’ Many chapters address the issue of relations between the local and the global, and the hybrid cultures and identities which have been created in the context of rapidly expanding (and contracting) political and economic systems.