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Ceramic Identification in Historical Archaeology: The view from California 1822-1940 (ebook) By SHA CoPublications
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All of the editors of this volume have often been occupied (if not preoccupied) with ceramic artifact identification and cataloguing.We have participated in workshops and symposia in several venues... More > and have all spent time sorting, categorizing, and dating ceramics.We urgently (and selfishly) felt there was a distinct need for a volume with a Western perspective, one containing original essays in addition to particularly useful primary and secondary sources.The dilemma facing us was to find succinct reference information that would not only cover the broad spectrum of ceramic forms but also target what we were actually finding in California’s archaeological sites. Essays chosen for this volume emphasize identifying ceramics and gathering relevant information for the identification and cataloging process.< Less
Ceramic Identification in Historical Archaeology: The view from California 1822-1940 By SHA CoPublications
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All of the editors of this volume have often been occupied (if not preoccupied) with ceramic artifact identification and cataloguing.We have participated in workshops and symposia in several venues... More > and have all spent time sorting, categorizing, and dating ceramics.We urgently (and selfishly) felt there was a distinct need for a volume with a Western perspective, one containing original essays in addition to particularly useful primary and secondary sources.The dilemma facing us was to find succinct reference information that would not only cover the broad spectrum of ceramic forms but also target what we were actually finding in California’s archaeological sites. Essays chosen for this volume emphasize identifying ceramics and gathering relevant information for the identification and cataloging process.< Less
The Archaeology of Chinese Railroad Workers in North America By SHA CoPublications
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Although the labor of the Chinese workers who built the first transcontinental railroad (and other railroads in the western part of the country) was pivotal to the development of the United States,... More > these workers have never received the scholarly attention they deserve. The incredibly rich work of archaeologists who have studied the thousands of pieces of material culture gathered along western rail lines promises to open vibrant new dimensions of historical recovery of this key chapter in the intertwined social, economic, and political histories of China and the United States.< Less
The Archaeology of Chinese Railroad Workers in North America (ebook) By SHA CoPublications
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Although the labor of the Chinese workers who built the first transcontinental railroad (and other railroads in the western part of the country) was pivotal to the development of the United States,... More > these workers have never received the scholarly attention they deserve. The incredibly rich work of archaeologists who have studied the thousands of pieces of material culture gathered along western rail lines promises to open vibrant new dimensions of historical recovery of this key chapter in the intertwined social, economic, and political histories of China and the United States.< Less
Historical Archaeology in Central Europe By SHA CoPublications
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25 articles that present archaeological analyses and interpretations on a variety of subjects from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Slovakia, Hungary, and Poland. The... More > articles collected for the purpose of this book offer a broad variety of topics and provide examples from urban, landscape, underwater, industrial, battlefield, aviation, and Ottoman archaeology, as well as material culture studies. Sites and case studies presented range chronolog- ically from the 15th to the 20th century. Furthermore, this volume contains summaries of the status and theoretical foundations of historical archaeology in the various central European countries, and offers perspectives from each. The result is a volume that summarizes the state of historical archaeology in the region and lays a foundation for current and future generations of central European archaeologists to build upon.< Less
Historical Archaeology in Central Europe By SHA CoPublications
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** Full Color Version ** 25 articles that present archaeological analyses and interpretations on a variety of subjects from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Slovakia,... More > Hungary, and Poland. The articles collected for the purpose of this book offer a broad variety of topics and provide examples from urban, landscape, underwater, industrial, battlefield, aviation, and Ottoman archaeology, as well as material culture studies. Sites and case studies presented range chronolog- ically from the 15th to the 20th century. Furthermore, this volume contains summaries of the status and theoretical foundations of historical archaeology in the various central European countries, and offers perspectives from each. The result is a volume that summarizes the state of historical archaeology in the region and lays a foundation for current and future generations of central European archaeologists to build upon.< Less
Patterns and Analysis: The Historical Archaeology Laboratory Handbook Volume 1 By SHA CoPublications
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The first part of Volume I includes a guide to further research, a new Primer on Historic Ceramics, discussions of the lifecourse of objects as they are used and reused, fragmentation and... More > “missing” artifacts, and central information on dating. Part two presents methods of analysis unique to historical archaeology, such as Binford’s Pipe Stem Dating or South's Mean Ceramic Dating formulas in their original forms (updates are discussed in chapter one), along with various iterations of pattern analysis.< Less
Seventeenth, Eighteenth, and Nineteenth Century Materials: The Historical Archaeology Laboratory Handbook Volume 2 By SHA CoPublications
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Volumes II and III focus on the identification of different kinds of materials and are divided chronologically. Volume II focuses on earlier materials, primarily from the 17th and 18th centuries, but... More > also extending into the early decades of the 19th century. Ceramic materials, including smoking pipes, and glass (both window and vessel) are considered in the first part and “small finds” such as beads, buckles, thimbles, gun flints, and buttons can be identified in the second.< Less
Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Materials: The Historical Archaeology Laboratory Handbook Volume 3 By SHA CoPublications
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Volumes II and III focus on the identification of different kinds of materials and are divided chronologically. Volume III focuses on materials produced and used mainly during the 19th and 20th... More > centuries. In addition to the materials considered in Volume II, works here outline metal cans, gun cartridges, and even electrical artifacts.< Less