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Title Historical archaeology of military sites : method and topic / edited by Clarence R. Geier [and others]
Edition First edition
Published College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2011]
Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 281 pages :) : illustrations, maps
Contents Civil War battlefield archaeology: examining and interpreting the debris of battle -- Dissecting seventeenth and eighteenth century battlefields: two case studies from the Jacobite rebellions in Scotland -- Patterning in earthen fortifications -- Methods in the archaeology of colonial frontier forts: examples from Virginia and West Virginia -- Great War archaeology in Belgium and France: a new challenge for battlefield archaeologists -- History, archaeology, and the Battle of Balaclava (Crimea, 1854) -- Cultural landscapes and collateral damage: Fredericksburg and Northern Spotsylvania County, Virginia, in the Civil War -- Naval battlefields as cultural landscapes: the Siege of Yorktown -- The Maple Leaf: the wreck site of a Civil War transport ship -- Naval monuments and memorials: symbols in a contested landscape -- We must act under our own chiefs according to our own customs: understanding indigenous military archaeology -- The tragedy of the Nez Perce War of 1877: an archaeological expression -- Glossary
Following the paper trail: a historian's role at the Snake Hill excavations, Ontario, Canada -- Geophysics: some recommendations and applications -- Military medicine in the pre-modern era: using forensic techniques in the archaeological investigation of military remains -- When the site is a scene: battlefield archaeology and forensic sites -- Maritime archaeology of naval battlefields -- Watch-fires of a hundred circling camps: theoretical and practical approaches to investigating Civil War campsites -- Mapping early modern warfare: the role of geophysical survey and archaeology in interpreting the buried fortifications at Petersburg, Virginia -- Topics in the historical archaeology of military sites
Notes OldControl:muse9781603443104
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-268) and index
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Subject Archaeology and history -- Case studies.
Archaeology -- Methodology -- Case studies.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Case studies.
Military archaeology -- Case studies.
Military history -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Geier, Clarence R.
ISBN 160344310X
(hardcover ; alk. paper)