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Archaeology of identity and dissonance : contexts for a brave new world

Author: Diane F George; Bernice Kurchin
Publisher: Gainesville, FL : University Press of Florida, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book employs the discipline of historical archaeology to study this process as it occurs in new and challenging environments. It tackles these questions not only in multiple dimensions of earthly space but also in a panorama of historical time. The book seeks to make the study of the past relevant to our globalized, post-colonized, and capitalized world.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diane F George; Bernice Kurchin
ISBN: 9780813056197 0813056195
OCLC Number: 1035227740
Description: viii, 296 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : O brave new world : a look at identity and dissonance / Diane F. George, Bernice Kurchin, and Kelly M. Britt --
Cupid's bow : personal adornment and white Creole masculinity in eighteenth-century Montserrat, West Indies / Jessica Striebel MacLean --
The New York Irish : fashioning urban identities in nineteenth-century New York City / Meredith B. Linn --
Bodies under scrutiny : redefining sex worker identity in early colonial Algiers / Lisa Geiger --
Two houses : windows on the identity of Chief Richardville / Elizabeth Katherine Spott --
"The little stairway under the bell" ethnicity, race, and class in antebellum Brooklyn / Marcus Alan Watson --
Soldiers on the wall : space and identity on the Romano-British frontier / Bernice Kurchin and Judith Bianciardi --
Constructing identity in Seneca Village / Diana diZerega Wall, Nan A. Rothschild, and Meredith B. Linn --
Where are the outsiders? A discussion of site identity formation through a deconstruction of the built environment of Dogtown, Massachusetts / Elizabeth Martin --
Agency and renegotiated identities in the North Atlantic Isles / Ruth A. Maher and Julie M. Bond --
"El Grito de Caguana" : identity conflict in Puerto Rico / Rosalina Diaz --
"Sacred to the memory of Washington" : national identity formation in post-revolutionary New York City / Diane F. George --
On time and identity : some notes toward an archaeology of the future / O. Hugo Benavides and Bernice Kurchin.
Responsibility: edited by Diane F. George and Bernice Kurchin.

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Gathering a diverse set of case studies that draw on popular themes in contemporary historical archaeology and current trends in archaeological method and theory, this volume demonstrates how humans  Read more...

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