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African America

Mark P. Leone

in The Archaeology of Liberty in an American Capital: Excavations in Annapolis

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244504
eISBN:
9780520931893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244504.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter considers the question of what happens to the members of oppressed cultures—or lifeworlds—within capitalism. It focuses on the African American culture, attempting to show how the ... More


Age and Correlation of Key Fossil Sites in Porcupine Cave

Anthony D. Barnosky and Christopher J. Bell

in Biodiversity Response to Climate Change in the Middle Pleistocene: The Porcupine Cave Fauna from Colorado

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240827
eISBN:
9780520930858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240827.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter assesses how key deposits in the cave (Pit, DMNH Velvet Room excavation, CM Velvet Room excavation, Badger Room) relate temporally to each other, to some other localities in the cave, ... More


Writing on Ostraca: A Culture of Potsherds?

Roger S. Bagnall

in Everyday Writing in the Graeco-Roman East

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267022
eISBN:
9780520948525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267022.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter shows that ostraca occupied a central place in the patterns of everyday writing in the Graeco-Roman East—not merely in Egypt, but all through this cultural zone—which has sometimes been ... More


Digging Deep: Archaeology and Fieldwork

Bjørnar Olsen, Michael Shanks, Timothy Webmoor, and Christopher Witmore

in Archaeology: The Discipline of Things

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520274167
eISBN:
9780520954007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274167.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Chapter four digs deeper into the practices of excavation and fieldwork. Being the most distinctive feature of the archaeological being, excavation nevertheless has remained ambiguous in the ... More


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