Among the more important archaeological issues is the nature of contact between cultures, spanning trade to military domination. How does one culture influence another? How is identity asserted and encoded within the matrix of a cultures practices and physical world? This line of research is particularly available in the climate of the Nile valley due to the preservation of more numerous types of material culture, but what kinds of questions can it help to resolve?
Analyze the discussion of identity and colonialism within this text. Take a position and argue it persuasively. You do not have to agree at all points with any reading, but you must have logical reasons for your views based on specific evidence from the readings (file:///C:/Users/18575/Downloads/Buzon-2014.pdf). Do not summarize. Analyze the evidence and arguments; BE SPECIFIC and CONCISE. Cite the page and text of any source that you paraphrase; you may use a few (<5) short (< 10 word) quotations, if a paraphrase will not convey the point. Only use sources from the reading.