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The Pottery Industry

Peter Acton

in Poiesis: Manufacturing in Classical Athens

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199335930
eISBN:
9780190208981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335930.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter applies the competition framework to the structure of the pottery industry and identifies several ways in which Athenians could have created viable pottery businesses in fine ware, ... More


On the Edge of Empire: Han–Yuan Sha Po

Mick Atha and Kennis Yip

in Piecing Together Sha Po: Archaeological Investigations and Landscape Reconstruction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208982
eISBN:
9789888313952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208982.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 6 explores the contrasting evidence for activity spanning the Han, Six Dynasties–Tang, and Song–Yuan periods at Sha Po. The study of structural remains and artefactual evidence associated ... More


The Medieval Enclave: Landscape, Town, and Buildings

Kathleen Deagan and José María Cruxent

in Columbus's Outpost among the Tainos: Spain and America at La Isabela, 1493-1498

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090406
eISBN:
9780300133899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090406.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on the rescue archaeology program by Jose Cruxent, and how he took steps beforehand to define the larger cultural landscape of the settlement. Based on earlier research trips to ... More


Primary Air Pollutants and CO2 Emissions from Cement Production in China

Yu Lei, Qiang Zhang, Chris P. Nielsen, and Kebin He

in Clearer Skies Over China: Reconciling Air Quality, Climate, and Economic Goals

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780262019880
eISBN:
9780262315418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019880.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

China is the largest cement-producing and cement-consuming country in the world today. The cement industry plays an important role in emissions of many air pollutants in China. This study estimates ... More


Incineration: The Burning Issue

Hans Tammemagi

in The Waste Crisis: Landfills, Incinerators, and the Search for a Sustainable Future

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195128987
eISBN:
9780197561423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195128987.003.0012
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

Fire has always held a fascination for humans, and it has been one of our most useful tools. Fire has provided warmth, cooked food, cleared forest lands, offered protection against marauding ... More


Ceramic Firing Technology in Alta California

Russell K. Skowronek, M. James Blackman, and Ronald L. Bishop

in Ceramic Production in Early Hispanic California: Craft, Economy, and Trade on the Frontier of New Spain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049816
eISBN:
9780813050232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049816.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Prior to European contact, ceramic technology was nonexistent among Native American groups in California north of the Los Angeles basin. Fired clay roof tiles, floor tiles, and water pipes were a ... More


Earthenware at Cotton Hill: The Ebey-Brunk Kiln Site

in The Sangamo Frontier: History and Archaeology in the Shadow of Lincoln

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226514246
eISBN:
9780226514239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226514239.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

By the beginning of the nineteenth century in America, even the most remote homes were stocked with a wide range of imported, mass-produced goods. But the simple utilitarian crockery used in ... More


Motts’s Last Years

Thomas Bauman

in The Pekin: The Rise and Fall of Chicago's First Black-Owned Theater

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038365
eISBN:
9780252096242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038365.003.0006
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter focuses on Robert T. Motts's last years and how the Pekin Theater fared after his death in 1911. It first considers the competition faced by the Pekin during the period from other ... More


Burial in a Kiln: Transgression and Punishment in Late Antiquity

Anastasia Tsaliki

in The Odd, the Unusual, and the Strange: Bioarchaeological Explorations of Atypical Burials

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401032
eISBN:
9781683401216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401032.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The present case investigates a burial in a kiln and its interpretations, including the probability of criminal punishment in Early Byzantine Attica. Human skeletal remains from the 4th century AD ... More


The African Boom: The Origins of Economic Growth in Roman North Africa

Matthew S. Hobson

in Ownership and Exploitation of Land and Natural Resources in the Roman World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198728924
eISBN:
9780191795831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728924.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the literary, archaeological, and epigraphic evidence for economic and social change in North Africa during the Roman period. The evidence for the increased exportation of ... More


The Wadi Zone Campus, Citadel, and C3 Bath

Simon James

in The Roman Military Base at Dura-Europos, Syria: An Archaeological Visualization

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198743569
eISBN:
9780191916878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198743569.003.0021
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

From the junction of H and 8th Sts, which gave access to the twin main axes of the military base zone on the plateau, H St led S to the bulk of the civil town and ultimately to the Palmyrene Gate, ... More


Globalization, Openness to Trade and Investment, Technology Transfer, and the Environment: The Cement Industry in East Asia

Michael T. Rock and David P. Angel

in Industrial Transformation in the Developing World

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199270040
eISBN:
9780191919329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199270040.003.0013
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

Neo-liberal orthodoxy asserts the positive benefits of open trade and investment regimes and of the efficacy of market processes in shaping development outcomes. Among the benefits claimed for ... More


C. S. Lewis as a Parishioner

Ronald Head

in C. S. Lewis and His Circle: Essays and Memoirs from the Oxford C.S. Lewis Society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190214340
eISBN:
9780190239756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190214340.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

Throughout his adult Christian life, C. S. Lewis and his brother Warnie attended Holy Trinity Church in Headington Quarry, Oxford. This chapter relates experiences with C. S. Lewis as a parishioner. ... More


Shifted Perspectives on Dave: Implications of Archaeological Excavation at the Pottersville Kiln Site

George Calfas

in Where Is All My Relation?: The Poetics of Dave the Potter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199390205
eISBN:
9780199390229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199390205.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter outlines the results of an archaeological project at the site of America’s first alkaline-glazed stoneware manufacturing center in Pottersville, one mile north of Edgefield, in the ... More


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