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Author Pykles, Benjamin C.

Title Excavating Nauvoo : the Mormons and the rise of historical archaeology in America / Benjamin C. Pykles ; foreword by Robert L. Schuyler
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2010]
Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 389 pages :) : illustrations, map
Series Critical studies in the history of anthropology.
Contents The origins of the restoration of Nauvoo -- The rise of Nauvoo Restoration, Inc. -- Interpretive conflict at Nauvoo -- Historical archaeology at Nauvoo -- The Nauvoo excavations and the development of historical archaeology in America -- Chronology of Nauvoo excavations
Summary This account weaves together multiple viewpoints in examining the many contentious issues surrounding the archaeology and restoration of the city of Nauvoo, Illinois, providing a picture of the early days of professional historical archaeology. --from publisher description
Notes OldControl:muse9780803228351
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-370) and index
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Subject Archaeology and history -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Illinois -- Nauvoo.
Historic preservation -- Illinois -- Nauvoo.
Mormons -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- Antiquities.
Nauvoo (Ill.) -- Antiquities.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 080322835X (electronic bk.)
9780803228351 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)