Towards a Transpacific Archaeology of the Modern World

  title={Towards a Transpacific Archaeology of the Modern World},
  author={B. Voss},
  journal={International Journal of Historical Archaeology},
  • B. Voss
  • Published 2016
  • History
  • International Journal of Historical Archaeology
The historical archaeology of overseas Chinese communities is a rapidly growing subfield. Although historical archaeology is not widely practiced in China, there are well-developed interdiscipinary research centers that investigate the history and culture of migrants’ qiaoxiang (hometown) societies. Scholars in American Studies programs throughout Asia are also bringing new perspectives to the study of Chinese migration past and present. By collaborating with these scholars, archaeologists on… Expand
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