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Deetz, James

Overview
Works: 43 works in 147 publications in 2 languages and 8,610 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films  Cultural television programs  Nonfiction films  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: CC75, 913.031028
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Most widely held works by James Deetz
In small things forgotten : the archaeology of early American life by James Deetz( Book )

28 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and held by 1,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History is recorded in many ways. According to author James Deetz, the past is given new dimensions by studying the small things so often forgotten. Doorways, gravestones, musical instruments, and shards of pottery (objects so plain they would never be displayed in a museum) depict the intricacies of daily life. In this completely revised and expanded edition of In Small Things Forgotten, Deetz has added a chapter addressing the influence of African culture - a culture so strong it survived the Middle Passage and the oppression of slavery - on America in the years following the settler's arrival in Jamestown, Virginia. Simultaneously a study of American life and an explanation of how American life is studied, In Small Things Forgotten colorfully depicts a world hundreds of years in the past through the details of ordinary living
The times of their lives : life, love, and death in Plymouth Colony by James Deetz( Book )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Times of Their Lives presents a realistic, factual account of the Plymouth colony based on contemporary archaeology, cultural research, and living history. Taking little known trial transcripts, personal accounts, wills, and probate records, as well as physical artifacts such as shards and spoons unearthed from old foundations, James and Patricia Deetz reveal what life in seventeenth-century Plymouth was really like. In the process they blow the dust off the dull, wooden figures of tradition and show the Plymouth colonists as vibrant people who lived out complex and colorful lives in a world profoundly different from our own." "Beginning with an eyewitness account of the first Thanksgiving, The Times of Their Lives offers an often startling portrait of Plymouth Colony that includes aspects of the legal system, folk beliefs, family life, women's roles and gender issues, eating habits, alcohol use, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, suspicious deaths, and violent crimes." "The result is a researched and imaginative work that shakes up our view of one of the most cherished myths of American history."--Jacket
Invitation to archaeology by James Deetz( Book )

20 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 1,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The North American Indians : a sourcebook by Roger C Owen( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 1,371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General introduction to the study of the aboriginal populations of North America. College and university level
Flowerdew Hundred : the archaeology of a Virginia plantation, 1619-1864 by James Deetz( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of Flowerdew Hundred, the 1,000-acre plantation that Sir George Yeardley, Virginia's first governor, established on the James River between Richmond and Williamsburg, Virginia
Man's imprint from the past; readings in the methods of archaeology by James Deetz( Book )

11 editions published between 1971 and 1985 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dynamics of stylistic change in Arikara ceramics by James Deetz( Book )

10 editions published between 1965 and 1979 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Art and mystery of historical archaeology : essays in honor of James Deetz( Book )

6 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archaeology at Monticello : artifacts of everyday life in the plantation community by William M Kelso( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chumash Indian art by Santa Barbara University of California( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The North American Indians; a soucebook by Roger C Owen( Book )

3 editions published between 1967 and 1972 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comprehensive survey of the anthropology, ethnology, and cultural life of the aboriginal Indian populations of North America
The times of their lives : life and death at Plymouth Colony by James Deetz( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Partakers of plenty : a study of the first Thanksgiving by James Deetz( Book )

in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An archaeological approach to kinship change in eighteenth century Arikara culture by James Deetz( )

2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Other people's garbage( Visual )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviews the findings of archaeologists working at three sites in the United States and explains what their findings reveal about day-to-day life in America's recent past
A corpus of Chumash basketry by Lawrence E Dawson( Book )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kōkogaku eno shōtai( Book )

3 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Final summary report of investigations at La Purisima Mission State Historical Monument by James Deetz( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death's heads, cherubs, and willow trees : experimental archaeology in colonial cemeteries by Edwin S Dethlefsen( )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plymouth Colony archive project at the University of Virginia by James Deetz( )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of searchable texts, including seminar analysis of various topics, biographical profiles of selected colonists, probate inventories, wills, glossary and notes on Plymouth Colony, and Vernacular house forms in seventeenth century Plymouth Colony
 
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In small things forgotten : the archaeology of early American life
Alternative Names
Deetz, J. F.

Deetz, James J. F.

Deetz, Jim 1930-2000

Iacobus Fanto Deetz

James Deetz US-amerikanischer Anthropologe

ディーツ, ジェイムズ

Languages
English (125)

Japanese (3)

Covers
The times of their lives : life, love, and death in Plymouth ColonyFlowerdew Hundred : the archaeology of a Virginia plantation, 1619-1864Archaeology at Monticello : artifacts of everyday life in the plantation community