Teaching Anti-Colonial Archaeology

  title={Teaching Anti-Colonial Archaeology},
  author={Rich Hutchings and M. Salle},
  • Rich Hutchings, M. Salle
  • Published 2014
  • Political Science
  • Archaeologies
  • Archaeology is deeply troubled, but students are unlikely to learn about it in their ARCH 100 class. Our experience with ‘World Prehistory’ and ‘Introductory Archaeology’ courses and reviewing common textbooks charts a discipline securely anchored in the 19th century ideological harbour that is science, evolution, imperialism and progress. This includes so-called ‘middle road’ and ‘post-colonial’ approaches, which reinforce the status quo by limiting political action. In our search for an… CONTINUE READING
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