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Cambridge Companion to Historical Archaeology

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ISBN-10: 0521619629

ISBN-13: 9780521619622

Edition: 2006

Authors: Dan Hicks, Mary C. Beaudry

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The Cambridge Companion to Historical Archaeology provides an overview of the international field of historical archaeology (AD 1500-present) through seventeen specially-commissioned essays from leading researchers in the field. The volume explores key themes in historical archaeology including documentary archaeology, writing historical archaeology, colonialism, capitalism, industrial archaeology, maritime archaeology, cultural resource management and urban archaeology. Three special sections explore the distinctive contributions of material culture studies, landscape archaeology and the archaeology of buildings and the household. Drawing on case studies from North America, Europe,…    
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Book details

List price: $54.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/26/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 424
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.804
Language: English

Introduction: the place of historical archaeology
Archaeology and History
Documentary archaeology
Historical archaeology and time
Writing historical archaeology
Key Themes in Historical Archaeology
Historical archaeology and colonialism
Urban historical archaeology
Archaeology, heritage and the recent and contemporary past
Marxism and capitalism in historical archaeology
Archaeology and industrialisation
Historical maritime archaeology
Historical Archaeology and Material Culture
Material culture studies and historical archaeology
Ceramic studies in historical archaeology
Historical Archaeology and Landscapes
Landscapes and memories
Landscapes, ideology and experience in historical archaeology
Historical Archaeology and Buildings
Historical archaeology and buildings
Household archaeology, difference and identity
Afterword: historical archaeology in the wider discipline