colonial entanglement (Other Keyword)

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Exchange, Entanglement, and ‘Freedom’: British Anti-Slavery and Nascent Colonialism in coastal Sierra Leone in the Age of Revolution. (2020)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Oluseyi, O. Agbelusi.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Considering Frontiers Beyond the Romantic: Spaces of Encroachment, Innovation, and Far Reaching Entanglements" , at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. This paper examines the history of slavery, abolition, and the transition to nascent colonialism in coastal Sierra Leone from the lenses of the longue durée of history and entanglement concept. It draws on multiple lines of evidence to explore the role of material...

Toward a Theory of Dispersal as an Adaptive Strategy: Adoption, Migration, and Cultural Survival in the Archaeological Record (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Amanda Sutton.

Dispersal of human populations is often perceived as synonymous with abandonment and collapse. Alternatively, cross-cultural studies of historic and contemporary dispersal suggest it should instead be considered a strategic adaptation to external pressures. I argue that strategic dispersal represents a conscious, purposeful transformation of social and cultural structures in the face of bifurcation, resulting in cultural continuity and the selective adoption of external cultural traits and...