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By Matthew Liebmann, Uzma Z. Rizvi, Greg Borgstede, Craig N. Cipolla, Praveena Gullapalli, Ian Lilley, Jaime R. Pagán Jiménez, Thomas C. Patterson, Robert W. Preucel, Reniel Rodriguez Ramos, Sandra Scham, Sudharshan Seneviratne, Jason Yaeger

ISBN-10: 0759110042

ISBN-13: 9780759110045

ISBN-10: 0759112355

ISBN-13: 9780759112353

Archaeology and the Postcolonial Critique represents a synthesis of postcolonial archaeological stories from the previous and New Worlds. This quantity addresses the techniques of postcolonialism in gentle of latest paradigms in modern academia that impact the perform of archaeology.

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Or by white women subordinating their domestic staff while they were acting out their own subordination (Pels 1997:176). We are now compelled to delineate the constituent elements of the colonizing and colonized populations, because to simply use one term or the other does not sufficiently situate their members within the economic, social, and political relations that informed their lives. Just as the content of narratives of the Indian past and present has been critiqued, so have the disciplinary methodologies that produce those narratives.

6 Said (1978:6–7, 14, 28) appreciates Gramsci’s discussions of the distinction between civil and political society, of hegemony, and of culture and Williams’s observations about unlearning dominative modes of thought. 7 Here, Spivak (1988a:271) is concerned with (1) critically examining how Third World subjects are represented, particularly in an exchange between Foucault and Gilles Deleuze (Foucault 1977:205–17), (2) showing that Western intellectual production is complicit with Western (capitalist) economic interests, and (3) considering whether alternative analyses of Western discourses might open possibilities of speaking of or for subaltern women.

They not only document the utility of postcolonialism for archaeological method and theory but also suggest new directions and challenges posed by archaeology for postcolonial studies. A Brief History of Postcolonial Theory and Implications for Archaeology 2 T H O M A S C. P AT T E R S O N X OSTCOLONIALISM EMERGED IN COLONIAL LITERATURE and cultural studies programs in Western universities in the late 1970s and the early 1980s. Since then, the ideas have spread slowly and unevenly to anthropology, history, and other disciplines.

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Archaeology and the Postcolonial Critique by Matthew Liebmann, Uzma Z. Rizvi, Greg Borgstede, Craig N. Cipolla, Praveena Gullapalli, Ian Lilley, Jaime R. Pagán Jiménez, Thomas C. Patterson, Robert W. Preucel, Reniel Rodriguez Ramos, Sandra Scham, Sudharshan Seneviratne, Jason Yaeger


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