International Journal of Historical Archaeology

, Volume 14, Issue 1, pp 1-14

First online:

The Archaeology of Missions in Australasia: Introduction

  • Jane LydonAffiliated withCentre for Australian Indigenous Studies, Monash University Email author 
  • , Jeremy AshAffiliated withGeography and Environmental Science, Monash University

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Missions have long been recognized as spaces of colonial contact and cultural exchange, and they are significant places in Indigenous landscapes today. However, archaeologists have only recently begun to explore such places across Australasia. This collection canvasses a range of approaches to this dynamic field.


Missions Australasia Colonialism Exchange