1. The archaeology of contact in settler societies Tim Murray; Part I. Diverse Contacts and Consequences: 2. Beads, bodices and regimes of value: from France to North America, c.1500-c.1650 Laurier Turgeon; 3. Ships for the taking: culture contact and the maritime fur trade on northwest coast of North America Steven Acheson and James P. Delgado; 4. Culture contact view through ceramic petrography at the Pueblo mission of Abo, New Mexico Patricia Capone; 5. The transformation of indigenous societies in the south western Cape during the rule of the Dutch East India Company, 1652-1795 Yvonne Brink; 6. Contact archaeology and the landscapes of pastoralism in the north west of Australia Rodney Harrison; 7. Tenacity of the traditional: the first hundred years of Maori-European settler contact on the Hauraki Plains, Aotearoa/New Zealand Stuart Bedford; Part II. Issues and Methods: 8. Fur trade archaeology in western Canada: who's digging up the forts? Olga Klimko; 9. Contact archaeology and the writing of aboriginal history Christine Williamson; 10. In the footsteps of George Dutton: developing a contact archaeology of temperate Aboriginal Australia Tim Murray.
This work provides a global approach to the study of contact archaeology in settler societies.
Professor Tim Murray is Professor of Archaeology at the School of Historical and European Studies, La Trobe University. He is the author and editor of numerous publications including The Archaeology of Aborginal Australia (Allen & Unwin, 1998), The Archaeology of the Urban Landscape (Cambridge University Press, 2001) and the 5-volume Encyclopedia of Archaeology: The Great Archaeologists (ABC-CLIO, 1999) and History of Discoveries (ABC-CLIO, 2001).
"the individual chapters have plenty to offer for archaeologists and historians alike who are interested in colonialism, whether it is European or not." - Peter van Dommelen, University of Glasgow