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Carved in Stone: Stone Smoking Pipes at Historic Sites in Central Virginia

Lori Lee

in Jefferson's Poplar Forest: Unearthing a Virginia Plantation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039886
eISBN:
9780813043807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039886.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter introduces an important assemblage of handcrafted stone tobacco pipes found within early- to mid-nineteenth-century contexts associated with enslaved households at Poplar Forest and ... More


Manhattan’s Natural History

Jason M. Barr

in Building the Skyline: The Birth and Growth of Manhattan's Skyscrapers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199344369
eISBN:
9780190231736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199344369.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The story of the Manhattan skyline begins with its natural history. Much has been discussed about the role of the environment and geology in influencing the city’s land use and real estate, but to ... More


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