9781597141628

Grave Matters : Excavating California's Buried Past

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  • ISBN13:

    9781597141628

  • ISBN10:

    1597141623

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/1/2011
  • Publisher: Heyday Books

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Summary

A fascinating look at the conflicts arising from reconstructing a native peoples past. Explores the relationship of archeology and the competing interests that color the recovery of Indian remains

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsp. x
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Definitionsp. xv
Between the Linesp. 1
Present and Alivep. 5
Second Home
First Home
As Modern as Tomorrow
Memento Mori
It Is Not Gone Into Herep. 32
Purely Aboriginal
Grisly Statistics
Making History
Unpleasant Workp. 64
Trivial Articles
The Fresher the Better
The Collecting Bug
Joint Venturesp. 81
The Living and the Dead
Many Archaeologies
California Crania
Cabinets of Curiosities
Unwelcome Attentionp. 108
Testy Relations
Good Digging
A Lasting Sense of Resentment
Vigorous Complaintp. 122
Raising Havoc
Moment of Truth
Unprecedented Accord
An Argument about the Pastp. 151
Regime Change
Speaking the Unspeakable
A New Era
Crossroads
Scrupulous Forgetting
Never Too Latep. 179
Present Absences
Facing the Pastp. 179
Notesp. 188
Sources and Bibliographyp. 219
Indexp. 230
About the Authorp. 237
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