Transnational Archaeologies: Colonial and Postcolonial

  • Tim Murray
  • Penny Crook
Part of the Contributions To Global Historical Archaeology book series (CGHA)


In this chapter we develop arguments presented in Chap.  2 to outline the basis of a broader transnational approach linking the crucial vectors of social and cultural change in nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century Australia, which also have wider global sources and influences. Our particular concerns flow from the need to document the historical archaeological elements of change and variation that resulted from large-scale migration to Australia (from Europe and elsewhere) and the creation of new societies on the far side of the world.


Migration Global trade Global economy Nineteenth century Transnational archaeologies 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tim Murray
    • 1
  • Penny Crook
    • 2
  1. 1.College of Arts, Social Sciences and CommerceLa Trobe UniversityMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.Department of Archaeology and HistoryLa Trobe UniversityMelbourneAustralia

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