Historical Archaeology as Modern-World Archaeology in Argentina
|Title||Historical Archaeology as Modern-World Archaeology in Argentina|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2008|
|Journal||International Journal of Historical Archaeology|
|Keywords||Argentina, Historical archaeology, South America|
Historical archaeology has grown at a remarkable pace in the last decade. South America has seen a major growth in historical archaeology, with archaeologists in Argentina playing a large role in the maturation of the discipline on the continent. Much of this archaeology can be characterized as “modern-world archaeology” because of the archaeologists’ interest in issues relevant to post-Columbian cultural history.