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The Archaeological Record of Indian Ocean Engagements

Sunil Gupta.

P ublished online June 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology by Region; Industrial Archaeology; Migration Studies. 10685 words.

With the Bay of Bengal littoral as its focus, this chapter reviews the archaeological evidence for human expansions, migrations, formation of exchange networks, long-distance trade,...

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The Archaeologist’s Evangeline

Jonathan Fowler.

in The Oxford Handbook of Historical Archaeology

P ublished online March 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Archaeology; Archaeology of North America; Migration Studies. 6608 words.

The French colony of Acadia, located in what is now the Maritime Provinces of Canada and part of the State of Maine, has long attracted the attention of writers and scholars. Immigrating to...

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The Contribution of Stable Isotope Analysis to the Study of Childhood Movement and Migration

Katie A. Hemer and Jane A. Evans.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of Childhood

May 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Migration Studies. 6344 words.

Stable isotope analysis is firmly established as a method for the investigation of past population mobility. The distinction between local and non-local individuals within a cemetery...

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Edges and interactions beyond Europe

Peter S. Wells and Naoise Mac Sweeney.

in The Oxford Handbook of the European Iron Age

P ublished online July 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology; Prehistoric Archaeology; Migration Studies. 15888 words.

Iron Age Europe, once studied as a relatively closed, coherent continent, is being seen increasingly as a dynamic part of the much larger, interconnected world. Interactions, direct and...

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Landscapes of Mobility

Bruno David, Lara Lamb and Jack Kaiwari.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology and Anthropology of Hunter-Gatherers

April 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Migration Studies. 15276 words.

Mobility concerns the ways and logics of movement from place to place. Understanding hunter-gatherer mobility across the landscape is always located in the ontology of the observer, and...

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Migration

Andrew P. Fitzpatrick.

in The Oxford Handbook of the European Iron Age

P ublished online March 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology; Prehistoric Archaeology; Migration Studies. 23366 words.

Migration has long been one of the defining themes of the pre-Roman Iron Age in Europe. Classical authors record migrations by Celtic peoples into Italy and Greece in the fourth and third...

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Movement and Migration

Catherine M. Cameron and Scott G. Ortman.

in The Oxford Handbook of Southwest Archaeology

October 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology of North America; Migration Studies. 5868 words.

Movement is a fundamental concept among Native peoples of the American Southwest, and early archaeologists adopted a strong interest in migration from Native groups with whom they...

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Native American Diaspora and Ethnogenesis

Craig N. Cipolla.

P ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology of North America; Migration Studies; Race and Ethnicity. 10884 words.

This chapter considers the current state and future of archaeological studies of Native American diaspora and ethnogenesis. It begins with an exploration of the broader literature...

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The Norse in Iceland

Davide Marco Zori.

P ublished online May 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology; Migration Studies. 13898 words.

The Norse discovery and settlement of Iceland in the late ninth century AD offers a test case for the study of human impacts on previously unoccupied landscapes and the formation of new...

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