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By Matthew Liebmann, Uzma Z. Rizvi, Greg Borgstede, Craig N. Cipolla, Praveena Gullapalli, Ian Lilley, Jaime R. Pagán Jiménez, Thomas C. Patterson, Robert W. Preucel, Reniel Rodriguez Ramos, Sandra Scham, Sudharshan Seneviratne, Jason Yaeger

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Archaeology and the Postcolonial Critique represents a synthesis of postcolonial archaeological reviews from the previous and New Worlds. This quantity addresses the tactics of postcolonialism in gentle of latest paradigms in modern academia that impact the perform of archaeology.

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1998:186). In addition, postcolonial scholars write from diverse theoretical perspectives, ranging from liberalism through poststructuralism and deconstruction to Marxism. ” While “little direct, serious dialogue between Marxists and postcolonial theorists” has occurred, there is a potential for dialogue. This affords an opportunity to examine the interplay of diverse viewpoints, understandings, and explanations of the world in which we live (Bartolovich 2002:1). P 21 22 THOMAS C. PATTERSON Because of their relations with various movements for decolonization, political independence, and national liberation, the core ideas of postcolonial theory and criticism have “a long and complex history” outside the academy (Moore-Gilbert 1997:5).

Empires were maintained by ethnic soldiers that fought the colonized at the same time that they colonized themselves . . or by white women subordinating their domestic staff while they were acting out their own subordination (Pels 1997:176). We are now compelled to delineate the constituent elements of the colonizing and colonized populations, because to simply use one term or the other does not sufficiently situate their members within the economic, social, and political relations that informed their lives.

The subaltern colonized were not completely mute, although their voices were muted and at 40 PRAVEENA GULLAPALLI times silenced; rather, their voices emerged in a variety of alternative nonliterary media, including material culture (Pels 1997). This has included stressing “the nonverbal, tactile dimensions of social practice: the exchange of objects, the arrangement and disposition of bodies, clothes, buildings, and tools in agricultural practices, medical and religious performances, regimes of domesticity and kinship, physical discipline, and the construction of landscape” (Pels 1997:169).

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Archaeology and the Postcolonial Critique by Matthew Liebmann, Uzma Z. Rizvi, Greg Borgstede, Craig N. Cipolla, Praveena Gullapalli, Ian Lilley, Jaime R. Pagán Jiménez, Thomas C. Patterson, Robert W. Preucel, Reniel Rodriguez Ramos, Sandra Scham, Sudharshan Seneviratne, Jason Yaeger


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