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Title Between dirt and discussion : methods, methodology, and interpretation in historical archaeology / edited by Steven N. Archer and Kevin M. Bartoy
Published New York : Springer, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 235 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Introduction : Considering methods and methodology in historical archaeology / Steven N. Archer and Kevin M. Bartoy -- Pipemakers and their workshops : the use of geochemical analysis in the study of the clay tobacco pipe industry / Alan Vince and Alan Peacey -- The integration of historical cartographic data within the GIS environment / Scott Madry -- Saloons in the wild West and taverns in Mesopotamia : explorations along the timeline of public drinking / Kelly J. Dixon -- The life and death of a home : house history in a subsurface feature / Steven N. Archer, Kevin M. Bartoy and Charlotte L. Pearson -- Alternatives to traditional models for the classification and analysis of pipes of the early colonial Chesapeake / Anna S. Agbe-Davies -- Archaeology and the ethics of scientific destruction / Edward C. Harris -- Finding common ground in common places : interdisciplinary methods for analyzing historic architecture on archaeological sites / Bonnie J. Clark and Kathleen Corbett -- Re-excavation, reflexivity and responsibility at Colonial Williamsburg : the archaeology of archaeology and the refinement of site interpretation / Marley R. Brown III and Andrew C. Edwards -- Excavating sites unseen : the example of earthfast buildings in the colonial Chesapeake / Mark Kostro -- "Ponying up to Billy Hurst's saloon": the testing and evaluation of nineteenth- and twentieth-century archaeological deposits through less invasive techniques in Yosemite National Park, California / Kevin M. Bartoy, John Holson and Hannah Ballard -- Methodology, materiality and the endless sea of archaeology / Kevin M. Bartoy and Steven N. Archer
Summary Interpretations of the past are under constant critical scrutiny in archaeology. The cases presented in this volume revisit old methods and previous scholarly approaches with new perspectives, along with incorporating the technologies available to understanding the past
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Archaeology and history.
Archaeology -- Methodology.
Archaeology -- Philosophy.
Interpretation of cultural and natural resources.
Excavations (Archaeology)
Form Electronic book
Author Archer, Steven N.
Bartoy, Kevin M.
Society for Historical Archaeology Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology (2004 : Saint Louis, Mo.)
LC no. 2006925172
ISBN 0387342184 (acid-free paper)
9780387342184 (acid-free paper)