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By Michael Given

ISBN-10: 0415369916

ISBN-13: 9780415369916

ISBN-10: 0415369924

ISBN-13: 9780415369923

The first publication to combine totally the archaeological research of the panorama with the troubles of colonial and postcolonial background, conception and scholarship, The Archaeology of the Colonized focuses at the adventure of the colonized of their panorama surroundings, taking a look at case reviews from components of the realm hardly ever thought of within the postcolonial debate. It bargains unique, fascinating methods to the growing to be region of study in archaeology and colonialism.

From the pyramids of previous nation Egypt to illicit whisky distilling in nineteenth-century Scotland, and from the Roman roads of Turkey to the threshing flooring of Cyprus less than British colonial rule, the case studies assist Dr. Given as he makes use of the archaeological facts to create a brilliant photo of the way the lives and identities of farmers, artisans and labourers have been stricken by colonial platforms of oppressive taxation, paperwork, pressured labour and ideological control.

This should be beneficial to scholars, students or execs investigating the connection among area people and primary keep watch over in quite a lot of old and archaeological contexts.

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