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.
- Organized around central topics and debates within the
- 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
- Highlights current understandings of cultural and historical
processes in North America and situates these understandings within
a global perspective.