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Old and New Worlds
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Old and New Worlds (Hardback)

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Even before the Mayflower sailed across the Atlantic in 1620, the material and cultural lives of the 'Old' and 'New' worlds were inextricably linked. This book reflects the techniques which archaeologists have used over the last 30 years to try and unravel, from a mass of material evidence, the lives of early Americans, and their English contemporaries. This book discusses the unique methodologies which historical archaeologists (in both Britain and the US) have developed to study early modern and industrial societies and new theoretical approaches focusing on ethnicity and domestic space, and new practical techniques using environmental as well as artifactual evidence. The book contains forty two essays arranged thematically. Five are concerned with the use and interpretation of evidence; thirteen describe settlements and their communities on both sides of the Atlantic; four are on nautical and military operations; thirteen are concerned with artefacts and pottery and their manufacture and distribution; and seven use environmental evidence to throw new light on the human populations, and the plant and animal worlds of the time.

History & PoliticsArchaeologyArchaeological methodology & techniquesHistory & PoliticsArchaeologyArchaeological theoryHistory & PoliticsArchaeologyArchaeology by period / regionBiblical archaeologyHistory & PoliticsArchaeologyArchaeology by period / regionClassical Greek & Roman archaeologyHistory & PoliticsArchaeologyArchaeology by period / regionEgyptian archaeology / EgyptologyHistory & PoliticsArchaeologyArchaeology by period / regionMedieval European archaeologyHistory & PoliticsArchaeologyArchaeology by period / regionPrehistoric archaeologyHistory & PoliticsArchaeologyEnvironmental archaeologyHistory & PoliticsArchaeologyIndustrial archaeologyHistory & PoliticsArchaeologyLandscape archaeologyHistory & PoliticsArchaeologyUnderwater archaeologyHistory & PoliticsHistory General & TheoryHistory: theory & methodsHistory & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly history: c 500 to c 1450-1500History & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsHistorical geographyHistory & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsOral historyHistory & PoliticsLocal interest, family history & nostalgiaLocal historyHistory & PoliticsLocal interest, family history & nostalgiaNostalgia: generalHistory & PoliticsLocal interest, family history & nostalgiaPlaces in old photographsHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyHistory of other lands Publisher: Oxbow Books Publication Date: 01/12/1999 ISBN-13: 9781900188920  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: Currently unavailable. Foyles can order for despatch to customer when the publisher is re-supplied on 01/12/1999.  

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