Krish Seetah, a native of Mauritius, is an environmental archaeologist and assistant professor of anthropology at Stanford University. Since 2008 he has directed the Mauritian Archaeology and Cultural Heritage (MACH) project.
On the Web at: https://anthropology.stanford.edu/people/krish-seetah
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Connecting Continents addresses two issues: how to promote collaborative research, and how to shape the research agenda for a region only recently attracting serious interest from historical archaeologists exploring the dynamics of migration, colonization, and cultural syncretism central to understanding human experience in the Indian Ocean basin.
“The contributors do a superb job of situating the Indian Ocean within the most current discourses of historical archaeology, including, importantly, ways of broadening the field. The subject of the book is truly original and it makes a significant contribution to knowledge by its very presence.”
Charles E. Orser, author of Historical Archaeology