Historical archeology

Historical archeology

The study of the cultural remains of literate societies, as distinct from prehistoric archeology. American historical archeology deals with excavated material as well as above-ground resources, such as buildings, pottery, weapons, tools, glassware, cutlery and textiles.
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The 10 articles for the special issue are from a session at the 2009 Society for Historical Archeology conference in Toronto.
DELGADO grew up with the historical archeology of the San Francisco waterfront, which began in 1978 with the accidental discovery of the storeship Niantic.
Method and theory in historical archeology, xxxix+345 pages, 38 figures, 37 tables.

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