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From Casta to Californio: Social Identity and the Archaeology of Culture Contact
In culture contact archaeology, studies of social identities generally focus on the colonized–colonizer dichotomy as the fundamental axis of identification. This emphasis can, however, mask socialExpand
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Curation as research. A case study in orphaned and underreported archaeological collections
As archaeologists grapple with the international curation crisis, new attention is being given to the problem of ‘orphaned’ archaeological collections and collections that are underanalysed andExpand
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Gender, Race, and Labor in the Archaeology of the Spanish Colonial Americas
  • B. Voss
  • History
  • Current Anthropology
  • 1 October 2008
Gender and race are central to archaeological investigations of empire. In research on the Spanish colonization of the Americas, one prominent theory, the St. Augustine pattern, argues thatExpand
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Archaeologies of Sexuality
Status, age and gender have long been accepted aspects of archaeological enquiry, yet it is only recently that archaeologists have started seriously to consider the role of sex and sexuality in theirExpand
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Feminisms, queer theories, and the archaeological study of past sexualities
Archaeology faces the unique challenge of stretching social theories of sexuality in new chronological and methodological directions. This essay uses an analysis of citational practices to considerExpand
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Sexuality Studies in Archaeology
Does sexuality have a past? A growing body of archaeological research on sexuality demonstrates that the sexual politics of the past were as richly varied and complex as those of the present.Expand
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Domesticating Imperialism: Sexual Politics and the Archaeology of Empire
The archaeology of empire is permeated by sexual narratives. This has been especially true of archaeological research on the Spanish Americas, where the material remains of colonial settlements haveExpand
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What's New? Rethinking Ethnogenesis in the Archaeology of Colonialism
  • B. Voss
  • History
  • American Antiquity
  • 1 October 2015
Many archaeological researchers studying colonialism are critiquing theories of cultural change (e.g., hybridity, creolization) in favor of interpretive models that emphasize cultural persistence andExpand
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