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The Archaeology of Removal in North America

Terrance Weik


The Archaeology of Removal in North America examines the material implications of human dislocation, focusing on the seventeenth through twenty-first centuries. This book shows how archaeologists are investigating the catalysts, dynamics, and meanings of removal. The contributors to this edited volume illustrate the diverse factors that uproot humans and their material culture. They also explain peoples’ roles in removal, their responses to dislocation, and the consequences of being uprooted. A variety of themes are examined, such as forced migration, dispossession, social engineering, value, ... More

Keywords: dispossession, human dislocation, landscapes, cultural transformation, material culture, forced migration, memory, forgetting, social confinement

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780813056395
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2020 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813056395.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Terrance Weik, editor
University of South Carolina

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1 Introduction

Terrance Weik

2 “We Can Fly No Farther”

Alex J. Flick and Julia A. King

4 Whitewashing an African American Landscape

Stefan Woehlke and Matthew Reeves

5 Worth(Less)

Adam Fracchia

6 Removal and Remembering

Audrey Horning

7 Creating a Community in Confinement

April Kamp-Whittaker and Bonnie J. Clark

8 Topographies of Removal

Maria Theresia Starzmann

9 The Janus Face of Removal

Charles E. Orser

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