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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In particular, it offers an excellent example of the innovative work of the Large-scale Historical Exploitation of Polar Areas (LASHIPA) project, which came out of the International Polar Year of 2007-08 and combines historical archeology with extensive archival research.
This book is a contribution to the field of historical archeology in two ways.
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.
Snead, "David Hurst Thomas and the Historical Archeology of the Spanish Borderlands"; plus five lesson plans for teachers of Borderlands history.
The author displays a zeal for historical archeology and presents a wealth of material that demonstrates a multiplicity of approaches toward securing a sense of identity in antebellum America.
1995 "A historical archeology of capitalism", American Anthropologist 97:251-268.

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