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Interpreting the early modern world : transatlantic perspectives

Author: Mary Carolyn Beaudry; Jim Symonds; Society for Historical Archaeology.
Publisher: New York ; Berlin : Springer, ©2011.
Series: Contributions to global historical archaeology.
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Based on a session at the 2005 Society for Historical Archaeology meeting, this book discusses theories and practices that inform interpretive archaeology both sides of the Atlantic, and includes  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Carolyn Beaudry; Jim Symonds; Society for Historical Archaeology.
ISBN: 9780387707587 0387707581 9780387707594 038770759X
OCLC Number: 123434585
Notes: Originated in a symposium held at the annual meetings of the Society for Historical Archaeology in York, England, in January 2005.
Description: xxii, 243 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Country estates/landscapes. An American landscape conversation / Lu Ann De Cunzo and Nedda Moqtaderi ; Estate landscapes in England : interpretive archaeologies / Tom Williamson --
pt. 2. Archaeology of nineteenth-century cities and the lives of working people. Beyond stories : a quantitative approach to the archaeology of households, neighborhoods, and cities / Adrian Praetzellis and Mary Praetzellis ; Stooping to pick up stones : a reflection on urban archaeology / James Symonds --
pt. 3. Contesting race, constructing memory. Passing for black in seventeenth-century Maryland / Julia A. King and Edward E. Chaney ; "Sorting stones" : monuments, memory and resistance in the Scottish Highlands / Siân Jones --
pt. 4. Gender, embodiment, life course, materiality, and identity. Stitching women's lives : interpreting the artifacts of sewing and needlework / Mary c. Beaudry ; The intimacy of death : interpreting gender and the life course of medieval and early modern burials / Roberta Gilchrist --
pt. 5. Industrial housing/landscapes. Mrs. Perrin's "tranklements" : community life and class distinction in (post)industrial-era Cheshire / Sarah Whitehead and Eleanor Conlin Casella ; Attitudes to religion, education, and status in worker settlements : the architectural and archaeological evidence from Wales / Stephen R. Hughes --
pt. 6 Commentary. Revelations : comments on interpreting the early modern world / Rebecca Yamin.
Series Title: Contributions to global historical archaeology.
Responsibility: Mary C. Beaudry, James Symonds, editors.
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