Alistair Paterson

Professor, ARC Future Fellow, BA Melb., PhD Syd.

  • The University of Western Australia (M257), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 129 Citations
  • 8 h-Index
20002020

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Research Output

2019

Afterword: Perspectives on Indigenous Voices and Historical Archaeology

Konishi, S. & Paterson, A., Sep 2019, The Sound of Silence: Indigenous Perspectives on the Historical Archaeology of Colonialism. Aikas, T. & Salmi, A-K. (eds.). Oxford: Berghahn Books, p. 202 220 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Beacon Virtua: A Virtual Reality Simulation Detailing the Recent and Shipwreck History of Beacon Island, Western Australia

Woods, A., Oliver, N., Bourke, P., Green, J. & Paterson, A., 2019, 3D Recording and Interpretation for Maritime Archaeology. McCarthy, J., Benjamin, J., Winton, T. & van Duivenvoorde, W. (eds.). Netherlands: Springer, Vol. 31. p. 197-210 13 p. (Coastal Research Library book series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Rock art shows early contact with US whalers on Australia’s remote northwest coast

McDonald, J., Paterson, A. & Anderson, R., 19 Feb 2019, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access

So ends this day: American whalers in Yaburara country, Dampier Archipelago

Paterson, A., Ross, A., Mulvaney, K., de Koning, S., Dortch, J. & McDonald, J., 18 Feb 2019, In : Antiquity: a quarterly review of archaeology. 93, 367, p. 218-235 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
3 Citations (Scopus)
362 Downloads (Pure)

The Murujuga Mermaid: how rock art in WA sheds light on historic encounters of Australian exploration

Paterson, A., McDonald, J. & Shellam, T., 16 May 2019, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

2018
Open Access

Historical Archaeology of Pearling in the Indian Ocean: Through the Lens of North West Australia

Paterson, A., 2018, Connecting Continents: Archaeology and History in the Indian Ocean World. Seetah, K. (ed.). Athens, Ohio: University of Ohio Press, p. 171-203 32 p. (Indian Ocean Studies Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

5 Citations (Scopus)
120 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Introduction: Southern Deserts Historical Archaeology

Nuevo Delaunay, A. & Paterson, A., Jun 2017, In : International Journal of Historical Archaeology. 21, 2, p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
2 Citations (Scopus)
2016

The settlement at Barmup: Britain’s first farm in Western Australia

Winter, S., Forsey, C., Dotte-Sarout, E. & Paterson, A., Dec 2016, In : Australasian Historical Archaeology. 34, p. 32-43 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015

Commemorating the colonial Pilbara: beyond memorials into difficult history

Gregory, K. & Paterson, A., 2015, In : National Identities. 17, 2, p. 137-153

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Creating a Paperless Recording System for Pilbara Rock Art

Smith, S., McDonald, J., Balme, J., MacLaren, G. & Paterson, A., 2015, Across space and time: Papers from the 41st Conference on Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology. Perth, 25-28 March 2013. Traviglia, A. (ed.). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, p. 89-96 96 p. (Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

2014

Archaeology in Practice: A Student guide to Archaeological Analyses

Balme, J. & Paterson, A., 2014, Not available. Balme, J. & Paterson, A. (eds.). UK

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperOther chapter contribution

Archaeology of Colonial Encounters

Paterson, A., 2014, Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology, Volume 3. Smith, C. (ed.). USA: Springer, p. 1556-1563

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Australian Deserts: Extreme Environments in Archaeology

Veth, P., Williams, A. N. & Paterson, A., 2014, Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology, Volume 1. Smith, C. (ed.). USA: Springer, p. 654-665

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Stratigraphy

Balme, J. & Paterson, A., 2014, Archaeology in Practice: A Student Guild to Archaeological Analyses. Balme, J. & Paterson, A. (eds.). UK

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperOther chapter contribution

The Sea, Inland: Aboriginal Rock Art Depictions of Boats from the Western Pilbara

Paterson, A. & Van Duivenvoorde, W., 2013, In : The Great Circle. 35, 2, p. 30-54

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The world from Malarrak: Depictions of South-East Asian and European subjects in rock art from the Wellington Range, Australia

May, S. K., Taçon, P. S. C., Paterson, A. & Travers, M., 2013, In : Australian Aboriginal Studies. 1, p. 45-56

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Picturing Change and Changing Pictures: Contact Period Rock Art of Australia

Tacon, P. S. C., Ross, J., Paterson, A. & May, S., 2012, A Companion to Rock Art. McDonald, J. & Veth, P. (eds.). UK: Wiley-Blackwell, p. 420-436

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

20 Citations (Scopus)

Rock Art as Historical Sources in Colonial Contexts

Paterson, A., 2012, Decolonizing Indigenous Histories: Exploring Prehistoric/Colonial Transitions in Archaeology. Oland, M. & Frink, S. M. H. A. (eds.). UWA: The University of Arizona Press, p. 66-85 (The Archaeology of Colonialism in Native North America).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

9 Citations (Scopus)
2011

A Millennium of Cultural Contact

Paterson, A., 2011, California, USA: Left Coast Press, Inc.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Considering Colonialism and Capitalism in Australian Historical Archaeology: Two Case Studies of Culture Contact from the Pastoral Domain

Paterson, A., 2011, The Archaeology of Capitalism in Colonial Contexts. Croucher, S. K. & Weiss, L. (eds.). New York, USA: Springer, p. 243-267 (Contributions to Global Historical Archaeology).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

2010

Te Miro o'one: the archaeology of contact on Rapa Nui (Easter Island)

Pollard, J., Paterson, A. & Welham, K., 2010, In : World Archaeology. 42, p. 562-580

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

The Archaeology of Historical Indigenous Australia

Paterson, A., 2010, Handbook of Postcolonial Archaeology. Lydon, J. & Rizvi, U. Z. (eds.). Walnut Creek, California, USA: Left Coast Press, p. 165-184

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

2009

Current Research in Australia and New Zealand: An Overview

Paterson, A. & Heath, B. J., 2009, In : Historical Archaeology. 43, 3, p. 113-118

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Indigenous perceptions of contact at Inthanoona, Northwest Western Australia

Paterson, A. & Wilson, A., 2009, In : Archaeology in Oceania. 44 Supplement, April 2009, p. 99-111

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

Under the same sky: two British settlements in early colonial Australia

Paterson, A., 2009, In : Antiquity. 83, p. 1186-1188

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2008

A companion to social archaeology

Paterson, A., 2008, In : Australian Archaeology. p. 81-82

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

15 Citations (Scopus)

The Lost Legions: culture contact in colonial Australia

Paterson, A., Smith, C. (ed.), Lippert, D. (ed.), Watkins, J. (ed.), Wobst, H. M. (ed.) & Zimmerman, L. J. (ed.), 2008, Plymouth PL6 7PY, United Kingdom: Altamira Press.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

2007

A Work in Progress: Aboriginal People and Pastoral Cultural Heritage in Australia

Gill, N. & Paterson, A., 2007, Geographies of Australian Heritages Loving a Sunburnt Country?. Jones, R. & Shaw, B. J. (eds.). Hampshire, U.K.: Ashgate Publishing Limited, p. 113-131 (Heritage, Culture and Identity).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

2006

Archaeology in practice: A student guide to archaeological analysis.

Balme, J. (ed.) & Paterson, A. (ed.), 2006, 1 ed. Malden: Blackwell. 438 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited book/Anthology

Archaeology in Practice A Student Guide to Archaeological Analyses

Balme, J. & Paterson, A., 2006, Not available. 1 ed. Malden, M.A. USA: Blackwell, p. 1-438

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperOther chapter contribution

Stratigraphy

Balme, J. & Paterson, A., 2006, Archaeology in Practice: A student guide to archaeological analyses. Balme, J. & Paterson, A. (eds.). 1 ed. Malden, MA: Blackwells, p. 97-116 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Towards a historical archaeology of Western Australia's Northwest

Paterson, A., 2006, In : Australasian Historical Archaeology. 24, p. 99-111

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2005

'Do you want to delete this?' Hidden histories and hidden landscapes in the Murchison and Davenport ranges, Northern Territory, Australia

Gill, N., Paterson, A. & Kennedy, M. J., 2005, The Power of Knowledge, the Resonance of Tradition - Indigenous Studies. Ward, G. K. & Muckle, A. (eds.). Canberra ed. Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press, Vol. 1. p. 125-137

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperConference paper

Early Pastoral Landscapes and Culture Contact in Central Australia

Paterson, A., 2005, In : Historical Archaeology. 39, 3, p. 28-48

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Historical interactions between Aborigines and European pastoralists in Australia's drylands

Paterson, A., 2005, 23 Degrees South - Archaeology and Environmental History of the Southern Deserts. Smith, M. A. & Hesse, P. (eds.). Canberra: National Museum of Australia, p. 267-280

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Hunter-Gatherer Interactions with Sheep and Cattle Pastoralists from the Australian Arid Zone

Paterson, A., 2005, Desert Peoples: Archaeological Perspectives. Veth, P., Smith, M. & Hiscock, P. (eds.). Oxford: Blackwell, p. 276-292

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

2003

An archaeology of historical reality? A case study of the recent past

Paterson, A., Gill, N. & Kennedy, M., 2003, In : Australian Archaeology. 57, 2, p. 82-89

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)