Trowels in the trenches : archaeology as social activism / edited by Christopher P. Barton.

Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2021.
xii, 251 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


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"Presenting examples from the fields of critical race studies, cultural resource management, digital archaeology, environmental studies, and heritage studies, this volume demonstrates the many different ways archaeology can be used to contest social injustice"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction / Christopher P. Barton -- "But I'm a Paleolithic Archaeologist!": Queer Theory, Paleolithic Art, and Social Justice / Nathan Klembara -- Bodies for Evidence: The Fort Laurens Ambush and Archaeological Perspectives on Legacies of Interpersonal Violence on the Colonial American Frontier / Kyle Somerville -- The Archaeology of Recovery in the Golden Triangle of Mali: Salvage Archaeology Following Jihadist Occupation / Daouda Keita, Moussa dit Martin Tessougue, and Yamoussa Fane -- Heritage Activism in Quintana Roo, Mexico: Assembling New Futures through an Umbrella Heritage Practice / Tiffany Cain and Kasey Diserens Morgan -- Ireland's Heritage and the Production of Knowledge in Historical Archaeology / Stephen Brighton and Andrew Webster -- Race and Play: Toys and the Socialization of Children into Racial Ideologies / Christopher P. Barton -- Himalayan Heritage in Danger: How Digital Technology May Save the Cultural Heritage of Uttarakhand, India / Bernard Means and Vinod Nautiyal -- Data Sharing and Database Management as Activism, or Solving the Curation Crisis One Small Project at a Time / Stacey Camp -- "Free for the Taking": Archaeology and Environmental Justice in Setauket, New York / Christopher Matthews -- Engaging Archaeology as Social Justice for Navajo Communities / Kerry Thompson and Ora V. Marek-Martinez -- Conclusion: Beyond Archaeology as Science: Activist Archaeology for Social Action / Joe Watkins
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