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International Handbook of Historical Archaeology

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Historical archaeology is a branch of global archaeology that has grown into an increasingly global community. The essays in this book have been commissioned from leading international researchers to create a wide-ranging digest of historical archaeology.

Table of Contents

A North American perspective on race and class in historical archaeology / Jamie C. Brandon — Ethical issues in historical archaeology / Mary C. Beaudry — Colonies, colonialism, and cultural entanglement : the archaeology of post-Columbian intercultural relations / Kurt A. Jordan — Landscape approaches in historical archaeology : the archaeology of places / Nicole Branton — Historical archaeology and the environment : a North American perspective / Donald L. Hardesty — An update on zooarchaeology and historical archaeology : progress and prospects / David B. Landon — Going, going, gone : underwater cultural resources in decline / Donald H. Keith and Toni L. Carrell — Preparing for an afterlife on earth : the transformation of mortuary behavior in nineteenth-century North America / Charles H. LeeDecker — Making historical archaeology postcolonial / Mark P. Leone — The current state and future prospects of theory in European post-medieval archaeology / Paul Courtney — Beyond consumption : toward an archaeology of consumerism / Teresita Majewski and Michael Brian Schiffer — Artifacts and personal identity / Carolyn L. White and Mary C. Beaudry — Darwinism and historical archaeology / Michael J. O'Brien and R. Lee Lyman — World-systems theory, networks, and modern-world archaeology / Charles E. Orser Jr. — Wholes, halves, and vacant quarters : ethnohistory and the historical method / Paul R. Picha — Industrial archaeology / Patrick E. Martin — Studying the archaeology of war : a model based on the investigation of frontier military sites in the American trans-Mississippi west / Douglas D. Scott — Men-women and children : gender and the structuring of historical archaeology / Andrea C. Vermeer — Interpretive historical archaeologies / Laurie A. Wilkie — Asian American studies in historical archaeology / Edward Staski — Family resemblances : a brief overview of history, anthropology, and historical archaeology in the United States / Barbara J. Little — The archaeology of La Florida / Charles R. Ewen — Historical archaeology in South America / Pedro Funari, Andr

Product Details

ISBN:
9780387720715
Publisher:
Springer
Subject:
Archaeology
Edited by:
Teresita Majewski
Author:
David Gaimster
Author:
Gaimster, David
Author:
Teresita Majewski
Author:
Majewski, Teresita
Subject:
Popular Culture - General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Archaeology-General
Subject:
Archaeological Theory and Issues
Subject:
Archaeology of the Modern World
Subject:
Geographical
Subject:
Global Cases
Subject:
Post Medieval Archaeology
Subject:
Colonialism
Subject:
Industrial archaeology
Subject:
Postcolonialism
Subject:
resource conflict
Subject:
socio-economic archaeology
Subject:
cultural heritage
Subject:
Cultural Heritage <P>To study the past, archeologists focus on the material remains of our ancestors. Those who study prehistory can only use artifacts to develop theories about past societies. Those involved in historical or post-medieval archeology not
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20090616
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
698

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Anthropology » Cultural Anthropology
History and Social Science » Archaeology » General
History and Social Science » Sociology » Reference and Methodology

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