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Black Feminist Archaeology

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Black feminist thought has developed in various parts of the academy for over three decades, but has made only minor inroads into archaeological theory and practice. Whitney Battle-Baptiste outlines the basic tenets of Black feminist thought and research for archaeologists and shows how it can be used to improve contemporary historical archaeology. She demonstrates this us ...more
Hardcover, 200 pages
Published July 1st 2011 by Left Coast Press (first published November 15th 2010)
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Emily Schach
Mar 20, 2014 rated it it was amazing
"I did not write a book to push for a theoretical agenda that excludes anyone. I write for an audience that is ready to hear about how race, gender and class complicate the field of archaeology and make it relevant to the larger world. I want this book to show how when archaeologists critically engage with a dialogue about the intersectionality of race and gender, we begin to see the deeper forms of oppression and how they affect the lives of marginalized populations." (Battle-Baptiste 2011:164) ...more
Apr 08, 2013 rated it liked it
Archaeology is a field which has always been of some interest but seemed far removed from anything I would ever engage in myself. Its talk of ceramics and ole digging seemed like an adventure in an elaborate guessing game. I mean really, ow do you get from a chipped cup to the story of a woman's everyday life over 100 years ago? Battle-Baptiste's Black Feminist Archaeology, like the material objects she describes, is a tangible, sensual appeal and argument for a critical archaeology with relevan ...more
An important take on considering how we process and understand archaeological sites and how archaeology as a field must concentrate on not coming to sites with pre-conceived ideas or priorities.
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930.1082 B3363 2011
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Whitney Battle-Baptiste is the director of the W. E. B. Du Bois Center at University of Massachusetts Amherst and an associate professor in the Department of Anthropology. She is the author of Black Feminist Archaeology.

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