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An Archaeology of Structural Violence: Life in a Twentieth-Century Coal Town

Michael P. Roller

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056081
eISBN:
9780813053875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056081.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Using evidence of historical changes in landscape, community life, and material culture from a coal mining company town in the Anthracite Coal Region of Northeast Pennsylvania, Michael Roller ... More


History of the Anthracite Region, 1830 to 1897

Michael P. Roller

in An Archaeology of Structural Violence: Life in a Twentieth-Century Coal Town

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056081
eISBN:
9780813053875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056081.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 2 provides a historical context of the Anthracite region against the background of industrialization, modernity, and mass immigration. In this chapter the development of the anthracite ... More


Migration, Part 1: The Social and Material Landscape of the Company Town

Michael P. Roller

in An Archaeology of Structural Violence: Life in a Twentieth-Century Coal Town

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056081
eISBN:
9780813053875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056081.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 4 examines the material dimensions of structural violence underpinning the explicit subjective violence of the massacre. The chapter outlines the history of migration to the Anthracite ... More


Coal, Canals, Railways, and Industrial Cities

Robert B. Gordon and Patrick M. Malone

in The Texture of Industry: An Archaeological View of the Industrialization of North America

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195058857
eISBN:
9780197561089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195058857.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, North American Archaeology

During the decades after the 1820s, Americans reshaped the industrial landscape by gradually substituting coal for the wood and flowing water they were using as energy sources and iron for wood in ... More


Fuel and Materials

Robert B. Gordon and Patrick M. Malone

in The Texture of Industry: An Archaeological View of the Industrialization of North America

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195058857
eISBN:
9780197561089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195058857.003.0014
Subject:
Archaeology, North American Archaeology

As American entrepreneurs enlarged their undertakings and began to shift them from waterpowered shops in the countryside to factories in the cities, they created a demand for new sources of energy ... More


Components of Industry

Robert B. Gordon and Patrick M. Malone

in The Texture of Industry: An Archaeological View of the Industrialization of North America

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195058857
eISBN:
9780197561089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195058857.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, North American Archaeology

Industry uses technical and organizational skills, engineering knowledge, and energy to transform natural resources into useful products. (Our definition of industry excludes such ... More


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