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The Past is Underground: Archaeology and the Search for Indian History

in History's Shadow: Native Americans and Historical Consciousness in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226114941
eISBN:
9780226115115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226115115.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The development of American archaeology across the nineteenth century roughly paralleled that of language study. American archaeology struggled to establish an identity and legitimacy for itself ... More


Exploring Household Foodways in the North Carolina Piedmont, 1450–1710

Ashley Peles

in Beyond the Walls: New Perspectives on the Archaeology of Historical Households

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061559
eISBN:
9780813051468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061559.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Peles’s chapter considers whether the refuse of specific households of historic Native Americans of the North Carolina Piedmont can be identified from densely occupied village sites. She notes that ... More


Riverworld: Life and Meaning in the Illinois Valley

Douglas K. Charles

in Hopewell Settlement Patterns, Subsistence, and Symbolic Landscapes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034553
eISBN:
9780813039190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034553.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter explores the cultural characterization of the lower Illinois River valley landscape during the Middle Woodland period. It tries to articulate the major concerns expressed regarding ... More


Guineatown in the Hudson Valley’s Hyde Park

Christopher R. Lindner and Trevor A. Johnson

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/9780813060576.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Findings from the Primus Martin site in the town of Hyde Park, New York inform an investigation of rural African American responses to racism in the Mid-Hudson Valley during the early 19th century. ... More


Paleoindian Settlement in the Southeastern United States: The Role of Large Databases

James S. Dunbar

in New Directions in the Search for the First Floridians

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781683400738
eISBN:
9781683400875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400738.003.0014
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The authors cite two large research open-access databases developed in recent years, popularly known by their acronyms PIDBA (Paleoindian Database of the Americas) and DINAA (Digital Index of North ... More


Illustrating the Bible: Travel, Archaeology, and Modernity in Mandated Biblical Lands

Billie Melman

in Empires of Antiquities: Modernity and the Rediscovery of the Ancient Near East, 1914-1950

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198824558
eISBN:
9780191863332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824558.003.0003
Subject:
History, Historiography, Cultural History

Chapter 2 is the first of three chapters that explore the resilience of a biblical culture of antiquity and the scriptural framework that served to comprehend the Near Eastern past. Scriptural ... More


Graphing Culture Change in North American Archaeology: A History of Graph Types

R. Lee Lyman

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198871156
eISBN:
9780191914188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198871156.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques, North American Archaeology

Documentation, analysis, and explanation of culture change have long been goals of archaeology. The earliest archaeological spindle graphs appeared in the 1880s and 1890s, but had no influence on ... More


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