Race and Practice in Archaeological Interpretation

Charles E. Orser, Jr. argues that since race has been used implicitly in archaeology for more than 100 years, the issue must be addressed directly despite the long history of debate, denial, and ignorance.

Race and Practice in Archaeological Interpretation

Charles E. Orser, Jr.

2003 | 320 pages | Cloth $69.95
Archaeology | Anthropology
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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface

1. Problematizing Race in Archaeology
2. The Prehistory of Race and Archaeological Interpretation, Part I: Inventing Race for Archaeology
3. The Prehistory of Race and Archaeological Interpretation, Part II: Ethnicity over Race
4. Archaeological Interpretation and the Practice of Race
5. Materiality in the Practice of Race
6. A Case Study of Archaeology and the Practice of Race from Early Nineteenth-Century Ireland
7. Race, Practice, and Archaeology

References Cited
Index