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Archaeologies of mobility and movement

Author: Mary Carolyn Beaudry; Travis G Parno
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2013.
Series: Contributions to global historical archaeology.
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This collection of essays in Archaeologies of Mobility and Movement draws inspiration from current archaeological interest in the movement of individuals, things, and ideas in the recent past. Movement is fundamentally concerned with the relationship(s) among time, object, person, and space. The volume argues that understanding movement in the past requires a shift away from traditional, fieldwork-based  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Archaeologies of Mobility and Movement
Dordrecht : Springer, c2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Carolyn Beaudry; Travis G Parno
ISBN: 9781461462118 1461462118
OCLC Number: 827212476
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (265 p.)
Contents: Introduction: Mobilities in contemporary and historical archaeology / Mary C. Beaudry, Travis G. Parno --
Part I. Objects in motion --
Part II. People in motion --
Part III. Movement through spaces --
Part IV. Commentary. Objects in Motion. Intercontinental Flows of Desire: Brass Kettles in Lapland and in the Colony of New Sweden / Visa Immonen --
The Movement of People and Things in the Capitania de Pernambuco: Challenges for Archaeological Interpretation / Scott Joseph Allen --
Farmers, Sorting Folds, Earmarks, and Sheep in Iceland / Oscar Aldred --
Mobility Ahead of Its Time: A Fifteenth-Century Austrian Pocket Sundial as a Trailblazing Instrument for Time Measurement on Travels / Ronald Salzer --
People in Motion. The Archaeological Study of the Military Dependents Villages of Taiwan / Chieh-fu Jeff Cheng, Ellen Hsieh --
Buried Memories: Wartime Caches and Family History in Estonia / Mats Burström --
Resituating Homeland: Motion, Movement, and Ethnogenesis at Brothertown / Craig N. Cipolla --
The Global Versus the Local: Modeling the British System of Convict Transportation After 1830 / Sean Winter --
Movement and Liminality at the Margins: The Wandering Poor in Eighteenth-Century Massachusetts / Karen A. Hutchins --
The Malady of Emigrants: Homesickness and Longing in the Colony of New Sweden (1638-1655) / Magdalena Naum --
Movement through Spaces. --
"A Kind of Sacred Place": The Rock-and-Roll Ruins of AIR Studios, Montserrat / John F. Cherry, Krysta Ryzewski, Luke J. Pecoraro --
Historical Montage: An Approach to Material Aesthetics at Historic House Sites / Travis G. Parno --
"A Small Brick Pile for the Indians": The 1655 Harvard Indian College as Setting / Christina J. Hodge --
In the Street: Personal Adornment and Movement in the Urban Landscapes of Boston / Alexander Keim --
Commentary. Afterword: Archaeologies of Movement / Shannon Lee Dawdy.
Series Title: Contributions to global historical archaeology.
Responsibility: Mary C. Beaudry, Travis G. Parno, editors.
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This volume argues that understanding movement in the past requires a shift away from traditional, fieldwork-based archaeological ontologies towards fluid, trajectory-based studies. It features case  Read more...

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