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The Archaeology of inequality

Author: Randall H McGuire; Robert Paynter
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A. : Basil Blackwell, 1991.
Series: Social archaeology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This volume of papers by archaeologists and anthropologists is concerned with inequality in the history of North America. Using the evidence of the landscapes and material culture of the American  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Randall H McGuire; Robert Paynter
ISBN: 0631160434 9780631160434 0631179593 9780631179597
OCLC Number: 22347782
Description: ix, 295 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Archaeology of inequality: material culture domination and resistance --
Struggling with posts in colonial South Carolina --
Continued pattern of dominance: landlord and tenant of the postbellum cotton plantation --
Material culture in Boston: the black experience --
Northern Cheyenne outbreak of 1879: using oral history and archaeology as tools of resistance --
Landscapes of inequality --
Building power in the cultural landscape of Broome county, New York 1880 to 1940 --
"Employees must be of moral and temperate habits": rural and urban elite ideologies --
Artifacts and active voices: material culture as social discourse --
Symbolic divisions of pottery: sex related attributes of English and Anglo American household pots --
Toward an historical archaeology of materialistic domestic reform
Series Title: Social archaeology.
Responsibility: edited by Randall H. McGuire and Robert Paynter.


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