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Construction of Identity in an African American Activist Community in Albany, New York: The Trajectories of Racialization and Community Formation

Corey D. McQuinn

in The Archaeology of Race in the Northeast

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060576
eISBN:
9780813050706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060576.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In Northeastern cities like Albany, New York, the legacy of enslavement contributed to an ongoing discourse over racial identity and political and economic opportunities. The Underground Railroad, a ... More


Struggling over Religion and Reform in the Past and the Present

Hadley Kruczek-Aaron

in Everyday Religion: An Archaeology of Protestant Belief and Practice in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061085
eISBN:
9780813051369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061085.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter argues that the critical approach used in the case study prompts a consideration of multiple sources that reveal insights into lived religion, the social relations shaping that ... More


“The Little Stairway under the Bell”: Ethnicity, Race, and Class in Antebellum Brooklyn

Marcus Alan Watson

in Archaeology of Identity and Dissonance: Contexts for a Brave New World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056197
eISBN:
9780813053950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056197.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The Lott House in Brooklyn, one of the few remaining Dutch colonial farmhouses in New York City, was a place of multiple and transforming identities in encounters between persons of Dutch, English, ... More


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