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Heritage Nostalgia: Domestic Service Remembered and Performed

Lucy Delap

in Knowing Their Place: Domestic Service in Twentieth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199572946
eISBN:
9780191728846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572946.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter investigates the late-twentieth-century popular memory of domestic service, and suggests the multiple ways in which service mediates the past for British audiences. It illustrates both ... More


The Rise and Collapse of Villages in the Central Mesa Verde Region

Timothy A. Kohler

in Emergence and Collapse of Early Villages: Models of Central Mesa Verde Archaeology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270145
eISBN:
9780520951990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270145.003.0015
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The large-scale trends in immigration and emigration that we document for the VEP study area are due primarily to the effects of low-frequency variability in temperature; the VEP area becomes too ... More


To The Great House: The Arkestra in the 1970s

Steven L. Isoardi

in The Dark Tree: Jazz and the Community Arts in Los Angeles

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245914
eISBN:
9780520932241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245914.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses the status of the Pan Afrikan Peoples Arkestra (PAPA) during the 1970s. It explains how the organization emerged reinvigorated in the mid-1970s with new recruits who had a ... More


The Great House

Georgia L. Fox

in An Archaeology and History of a Caribbean Sugar Plantation on Antigua

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401285
eISBN:
9781683401735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401285.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 2 discusses the Great House at Betty’s Hope, which was excavated from 2007 to 2012. The plantation was owned by the Codrington family from 1674 until the plantation was sold in 1944. ... More


The Enormous Room

Richard Bradley

in The Idea of Order: The Circular Archetype in Prehistoric Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199608096
eISBN:
9780191918124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199608096.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

It is ironic that anyone studying the domestic architecture of Copper Age Sardinia must turn to underground tombs as a source of information, whilst the monumental ‘houses’ of the Bronze Age are ... More


The Circular Ruins

Richard Bradley

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199608096
eISBN:
9780191918124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199608096.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This is not a book about a period or a place; it is about an idea. Why did so many people in prehistoric Europe build circular monuments? Why did they choose to live in circular houses, when other ... More


[Page 131] Chapter X.

Solomon Northup

in Twelve Years a Slave: Narrative of Solomon Northup, a Citizen of New-York, Kidnapped in Washington City in 1841, and Rescued in 1853

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807869437
eISBN:
9781469602806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869444_northup.13
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes how the author was sent over to the bayou again after his services were no longer required at Tanner's. The author found his master engaged in building the cotton press. This ... More


Gambling at the Water Table

Andrew Ross

in Bird on Fire: Lessons from the World's Least Sustainable City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199828265
eISBN:
9780197563205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199828265.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

Of all the livelihoods made possible by land development, Cory Breternitz’s job was one of the more peculiar. He was paid to do archaeological excavations by people who hoped he would find nothing ... More


Turning to Stone

Richard Bradley

in The Idea of Order: The Circular Archetype in Prehistoric Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199608096
eISBN:
9780191918124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199608096.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The starting point for this chapter is a work by the German artist Joseph Beuys. ‘7000 oaks’ is an installation which he inaugurated at Kassel, a city that had been damaged during the Second World ... More


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