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The archaeology of removal in North America

Author: Terrance M Weik
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This edited volume brings together people seeking to understand what happens when human beings are forced out of their homes, and away from their usual places of work, play, worship, and well being. It illustrates how archaeologists are situated among the anthropologists and other scholars who are investigating the catalysts, dynamics, and meanings of removal.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terrance M Weik
ISBN: 9780813056395 081305639X
OCLC Number: 1054375327
Description: xii, 237 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Anthropological, theoretical & historical contexts of removal / Terrance Weik, University of South Carolina --
We can fly no farther: colonialism & displacement among the Piscataway of Southern Maryland / Alex J. Flick and Julia A. King, St. Mary's College of Maryland --
Mapping Chickasaw removal / Terrance Weik, University of South Carolina --
Whitewashing an African American landscape: the impact of industrial capitalism on the removal of rural people / Stefan Woehlke, University of Maryland and Matthew Reeves, James Madison's Montpelier --
Worth(less): value and destruction in a nineteenth-century quarry town / Adam Fracchia, University of Maryland --
Removal & remembering: archaeology and the legacies of displacement in Southern Appalachia / Audrey Horning, William & Mary University --
Creating a community in confinement: the development of neighborhoods in Amache, a WWII Japanese-American internment camp / April Kamp-Whittaker, Arizona State University, and Bonnie J. Clark, University of Denver --
Topographies of removal: rethinking the archaeology of prisons / Maria Theresia Starzmann, Project Manager United Nations, New York Office --
The Janus face of removal / Charles E. Orser, Vanderbilt University.
Responsibility: edited by Terrance Weik.


Exploring a wide range of settings and circumstances in which individuals or groups of people have been forced to move from one geographical location to another, the case studies in this volume  Read more...


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