International Journal of Historical Archaeology

, Volume 14, Issue 1, pp 1–14

The Archaeology of Missions in Australasia: Introduction


    • Centre for Australian Indigenous StudiesMonash University
  • Jeremy Ash
    • Geography and Environmental ScienceMonash University

DOI: 10.1007/s10761-009-0093-y

Cite this article as:
Lydon, J. & Ash, J. Int J Histor Archaeol (2010) 14: 1. doi:10.1007/s10761-009-0093-y


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.



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