The Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology

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Post-graduate Day Conference

Sunday 3 August 2014

There are a couple of spare slots available for papers at next month’s post-graduate day conference - would you like to present?

Issue 48:1 of our journal is out now!

Wednesday 25 June 2014

Publications

Exploring Atlantic Transitions: Archaeologies of Transience and Permanence in New Found Lands

Exploring Atlantic Transitions: Archaeologies of Transience and Permanence in New Found Lands

Edited by Peter Pope and Shannon Lewis-Simpson

Can we approach European expansion to the Americas and elsewhere without colonial triumphalism? A research strategy which automatically treats early establishments overseas as embryonic colonies produces predictable results: in retrospect, some were, some were not. Post-Medieval archaeology has much to contribute to our understanding of the gradual drift of ordinary people - the cast of thousands, anonymous or almost-forgotten behind the famous names of history.

The Post-Medieval Archaeology Journal

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