The Archaeology of Bruce Trigger


Author:
Bisson, Michael S.|Williamson, Ronald F.
Grade Levels:
College, University
Nation:
Huron, Iroquois, Wendat, Woodland
Book Type:
PB
Pages:
304
Publisher:
McGill - Queen's University Press

Price:
Sale price$32.95

Description

The Archaeology of Bruce Trigger: Theoretical Empiricism is a collection of 16 essays that discuss the life and work of archaeologist Bruce Trigger. His theoretical approach has influenced the field of archaeology and his work on the Northeastern cultures of North America remains important contributions. Contributors include Michael Bisson, Stephen Chrisomalis, Jerimy J. Cunningham, Brian Fagan, Clare Fawcett, Junko Habu, Ian Hodder, Jane Kelley, Martha Latta, Robert MacDonald, Randall McGuire, Lynn Meskell, Toby Morantz, Robert Pearce, David Smith, Peter Timmins, Silvia Tomaskova, Bruce G. Trigger, Alexander von Gernet, Gary Warrick, Ronald F. Williamson, Alison Wylie (Washington), and Eldon Yellowhorn. Eldon Yellowhorn's contribution is particularly interesting because is considered the first Aboriginal PhD graduate in Canada. His paper stresses that archaeology must include the voices of First Nations in order for current knowledge of Indigenous Peoples to improve. The book contains an extensive listing of Trigger's works.

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