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Archaeology of Forts and Battlefields

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ISBN-10: 0813044146

ISBN-13: 9780813044149

Edition: N/A

Authors: David R. Starbuck

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Forts and battlefields embody activities and locations where nations have come into conflict and where victory or defeat has determined the shape of modern American society. This book discusses some of the most dynamic archaeological projects that have been conducted at many of the most exciting forts and battlefields throughout the United States.David Starbuck discusses the history of American military conflicts and the techniques used for locating and documenting forts and battlefields. He addresses how archaeologists use modern scientific techniques to discover the remains of forts, battlefields, and other types of military encampments, as well as some of the problems encountered when…    
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Book details

Publisher: University Press of Florida
Publication date: 9/15/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

List of Figures
Foreword
Preface and Acknowledgments
An Archaeologists Perspective
Research Priorities
Forts and Battlefields: Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Beginnings
The French and Indian War
The American Revolution
The American Civil War
Indian Wars in the American West
Human Remains
Reflections on the Past and the Future
Bibliography
Index