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Perspectives from Historical Archaeology: Investigations of Craft and Industrial Enterprise By SHA CoPublications
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This introduction to Perspectives from Historical Archaeology: Investigations of Craft and Industrial Enterprise provides a summary of trends in the archaeology of craft and industrial enterprises... More > over the past several decades, outlines ongoing development of theories, research questions, and interpretative frameworks, and provides an overview of the selected readings included in this volume. Industrial archaeology projects provide highly valuable contributions to scientific knowledge and heritage initiatives.< Less
Public Archaeology, From Outreach and Education to Critique and Global Justice: Perspectives from the Society for Historical Archaeology By SHA CoPublications
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Perspectives from Historical Archaeology is a reader series providing collected articles from the jour- nal of the Society for Historical Archaeology (SHA). Published since 1967, Historical... More > Archaeology is the oldest North American scholarly publication on the archaeology of sites and materials from the historic past, and one of the world’s premier publications on this subject. Each volume in the Perspectives series is developed on either a subject or regional basis by a compiler, who selects the articles for inclusion and their order. e compilers also provide an introduction that presents an overview of the substantive work on that topic. Perspectives volumes o er non-archaeologists a con- venient source for important publications on a subject or a region; an excellent resource for students interested in developing a specialization in a speci c topic or area; as well as a convenient reference for archaeologists with an interest in the material.< Less
A Half Century of the Society for Historical Archaeology By SHA CoPublications
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As the SHA celebrates its fiftieth anniversary in 2017, it seems appropriate to remember and reflect on those individuals who have made significant contributions to the discipline at large and to the... More > society in particular. The lives and careers of these key figures, as captured in the pieces reproduced in this volume, reveal a great deal about the history of historical archaeology and the SHA over the last fifty years. Indeed, the developments of the last half-century shed light on the trajectory of the discipline and society since the fourteen-member committee gathered in Dallas in January 1967. Since that time, the society they created has grown to become the primary venue, clearinghouse, and advocate for the research, protection, and preservation of historic-period archaeological resources worldwide. An understanding of what the society and its members have accomplished in its first fifty years will provide insight and inspiration as we look ahead to the next half-century.< 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