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Mining archaeology in the American West : a view from the Silver State

Author: Donald L Hardesty; Society for Historical Archaeology.
Publisher: [Lincoln] : University of Nebraska Press and the Society for Historical Archaeology, ©2010.
Series: Historical archaeology of the American West.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the work on mining in the American West, with a focus on Nevada, over the past as revealed through historical archaeology practices.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hardesty, Donald L., 1941-
Mining archaeology in the American West.
[Lincoln] : University of Nebraska Press and the Society for Historical Archaeology, ©2010
(OCoLC)758677173
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald L Hardesty; Society for Historical Archaeology.
ISBN: 9780803224407 0803224400
OCLC Number: 432442365
Description: xvii, 220 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Traveling into Nevada's mining past --
The archaeology of mining technology --
The social archaeology of mining --
Conclusions: Understanding variability and change on the mining frontier.
Series Title: Historical archaeology of the American West.
Responsibility: Donald L. Hardesty.
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