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The archaeology of ethnogenesis : race and sexuality in San Francisco

Author: Barbara L Voss
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2015]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Revised editionView all editions and formats
This pioneering work of historical archaeology sheds light on the genesis of the Californios, a community of military settlers who forged a new identity on the northwest edge of Spanish North America. The revised edition includes a new preface from the author, looking at the development of ethnogenesis theory since the first edition of this book.

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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Voss, Barbara L.
Archaeology of Ethnogenesis : Race and Sexuality in Colonial San Francisco.
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara L Voss
ISBN: 9780813055428 0813055423
OCLC Number: 986939371
Notes: "With a New Preface."
"First paperback printing 2015."
Description: 1 ressource en ligne.
Contents: Introduction --
Part 1: Ethnogenesis and the archaeology of identity --
Historical and archaeological contexts --
Spanish-Colonial in San Francisco --
From Casta to Californio, I: who lived at El Presidio de San Francisco? --
From Casta to Californio, II: social identities in late Spanish and Mexican-era Alta California --
From artifacts to ethnogenesis: excavating El Presidio de San Francisco --
Part 2: Spatial and material practices --
Sites of identification: landscape --
Structuring structures: architecture --
Tradition and taste: ceramics --
Consuming practices: foodways --
Fashioning the colonial subject: clothing --
Conclusion: the limits of ethnogenesis.
Responsibility: Barbara L. Voss.


In this interdisciplinary study of colonial San Francisco, Barbara L. Voss examines one of the most diverse population's ethnogenesis - the passive and active creation of an ethnic group. Through  Read more...


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