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The archaeology of difference : negotiating cross-cultural engagements in Oceania / edited by Robin Torrence and Anne Clarke
Bib ID 3640607
Format BookBook
Description London : Routledge, c2000 
xviii, 418 p. : ill., maps, port. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0415117666
Series

One world archaeology ; 38.

Summary

Collection of studies related to the themes of archaeology as an engagement with Indigenous peoples through interpretation and negotiation of the past; Australian examples include: work on Groote Eylandt; mediating role of local exchange networks on the Cobourg Peninsula, western Arnhem Land, NT; contact history in the Daly River Region, NT; role of exchange in the early Sydney region; prehistoric and historic archaeology of the Greeglade rockshelter, Disaster Bay, NSW; rock art production in the Watarrka National Park, central Australia, NT; value of contact archaeology of Swan Reach, NSW; extension of optimal foraging theory to colonial interactions - Killalpininna Mission, SA.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Ethnology -- Oceania.  |  Pacific Islanders -- First contact with Europeans.  |  Pacific Islanders -- Material culture.  |  Pacific Islanders -- Cultural assimilation.  |  Ethnoarchaeology -- Oceania.  |  Archaeology.  |  Colonisation - Ethical issues.  |  Archaeology - Theory and criticism.  |  Ethics - History.  |  Oceania -- Antiquities.  |  Groote Eylandt (NT Gulf Islands SD53-07, SD53-08)  |  Lake Amadeus map area (South Central NT SG52-04)  |  Disaster Bay / Green Cape (NSW Far S Coast SJ55-08)  |  Daly River (NT Top End SD52-08)  |  Kopperamanna / Killalpaninna (NE SA SH54-01)  |  Swan Reach / Gerard (SE SA SI54-10)  |  Cobourg Peninsula / Gurig National Park (West Arnhem Land NT SC53-13)
Other authors/contributors Torrence, Robin  |  Clarke, Anne, 1959-

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