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War Matters: Material Culture in the Civil War Era

Joan E. Cashin (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643205
eISBN:
9781469643229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643205.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Material objects lie at the crux of understanding individual and social relationships throughout history, and the Civil War generation is no exception. Before, during, and after the war, Americans ... More


Thinking like a Mall: Environmental Philosophy after the End of Nature

Steven Vogel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029100
eISBN:
9780262326988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029100.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Environmental theory would be better off if it eschewed the concept of “nature” entirely. The concept is too ambiguous and potentially politically dangerous, while as McKibben and others have argued, ... More


Pieces of Eight: More Archaeology of Piracy

Charles R. Ewen and Russell K. Skowronek (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061580
eISBN:
9780813051246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061580.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Pieces of Eight: More Archaeology of Piracy concerns what it is that distinguishes the pirate in the archaeological record. It is not so much a history as it is an anthropology of piracy. It is the ... More


Introduction: The Idea of the Thing

Joan E. Cashin (ed.)

in War Matters: Material Culture in the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643205
eISBN:
9781469643229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643205.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Most historians of the Civil War era have neglected material culture studies, but the field has a great deal to offer to scholars. Numerous relics survive from the time period, and they can be found ... More


Achieving Communitarian Techniques and Artifacts

Taylor Dotson

in Technically Together: Reconstructing Community in a Networked World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036382
eISBN:
9780262340861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036382.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explores the socio-political factors that ensure the obduracy of thinly communal domestic environments, child-rearing techniques, and consumer technologies. Sociopolitical support is ... More


Loose Ends, Conclusions, and Critical Trajectories

Christine Scodari

in Alternate Roots: Ethnicity, Race, and Identity in Genealogy Media

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817785
eISBN:
9781496817822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817785.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The seventh chapter melds findings from throughout the study with over-arching auto-ethnographic insights. It dissects and contextualizes in terms of the issues and theoretical framework of the study ... More


Multiple Scales of Interaction in the Early Side-Notched Horizon

Kara Bridgman Sweeney

in Early Human Life on the Southeastern Coastal Plain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400349
eISBN:
9781683401001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400349.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The author uses Social Network Analysis (SNA) to remodel a large, previously collected database of Early Archaic, side-notched artifacts where multiple overlapping scales of social interaction were ... More


Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge and Its French Connection

Mark U. Wilde-Ramsing and Linda F. Carnes-McNaughton

in Pieces of Eight: More Archaeology of Piracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061580
eISBN:
9780813051246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061580.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The authors will present original and recently gathered data that provide demonstrative proof that the Beaufort Inlet shipwreck (31CR314) in North Carolina is indeed Blackbeard’s flagship. Not ... More


What They Left Behind: The Artifact Assemblage

John R. Bratten (ed.)

in Florida's Lost Galleon: The Emanuel Point Shipwreck

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056760
eISBN:
9780813053523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056760.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

More than 5,000 artifacts and ecofacts are recovered during the two investigative campaigns. Although the ship was salvaged by survivors after sinking, elements of the ship’s equipment, armament, ... More


Archaeology in the Laboratory: Artifact Conservation

John R. Bratten (ed.)

in Florida's Lost Galleon: The Emanuel Point Shipwreck

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056760
eISBN:
9780813053523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056760.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Much of the archaeological work was conducted in a specialized laboratory for the cleaning, consolidation, and stabilization of waterlogged materials. During these treatments, recovered objects were ... More


Artifacts That Talk Like Pirates: Jolly Roger Iconography and Archaeological Sites

Kenneth J. Kinkor

in Pieces of Eight: More Archaeology of Piracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061580
eISBN:
9780813051246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061580.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In recent decades, the historiography of piracy has focussed on how pirates have acted as sub-cultures within larger social units. This is reflected, in part, by their use of symbols, such as the ... More


Thinking Like a Mall

Steven Vogel

in Environmental Aesthetics: Crossing Divides and Breaking Ground

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254491
eISBN:
9780823261185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254491.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Steven Vogel examines the history of the City Center Mall in Columbus, Ohio, asking whether the same sorts of consideration that led Aldo Leopold to call for humans to “think like a mountain” might ... More


The Archaeology of Magunkaquog

Stephen A. Mrozowski

in Historical Archaeology and Indigenous Collaboration: Discovering Histories That Have Futures

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066219
eISBN:
9780813065212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066219.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 3 details the history of the Magunkaquog site from the features and material culture recovered through archaeological investigations in the late 1990s, combined with information from ... More


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