This volume offers a rich and informative introduction to North American archaeology for all those interested in the history and culture of North American natives. It was organized around central topics and debates within the discipline. It was illustrated with case studies based on the lives of real people, to emphasize human agency, cultural practice, the body, issues of inequality, and the politics of archaeological practice. It highlights current understandings of cultural and historical processes in North America and situates these understandings within a global perspective.
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd