Decolonizing Ludlow: A Study in Participatory Archaeology

  title={Decolonizing Ludlow: A Study in Participatory Archaeology},
  author={Karin Larkin},
  journal={International Journal of Historical Archaeology},
  • K. Larkin
  • Published 1 March 2020
  • Sociology, History
  • International Journal of Historical Archaeology
Anthropology and museum scholarship has benefited from using decolonizing methodologies. Professionals practicing a decolonizing methodology have recognized their historic roles in creating and perpetuating imperialist epistemologies and have actively worked to disengage from this practice and shift their approaches. However, archaeologists in industrial contexts have not generally engaged in research methodologies that utilize a decolonizing approach, even when the historical contexts suggest… 


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