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Jefferson's Poplar Forest: Unearthing a Virginia Plantation

Barbara Heath and Jack Gary (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039886
eISBN:
9780813043807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039886.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This edited volume is the outcome of twenty-five years of continuous archaeological research at Poplar Forest-Thomas Jefferson's retreat home and working plantation. Through in-depth case studies, ... More


Crossing the Divide: Opening a Dialogue on Approaches to Western European First Millennium BC Studies

Tom Moore and Xosé-Lois Armada (eds)

in Atlantic Europe in the First Millennium BC: Crossing the Divide

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199567959
eISBN:
9780191804410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199567959.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the current state of first millennium BC research, focusing on the ways archaeological traditions have converged and diverged between and within the major Western European ... More


Settlement and Landscape in Iron Age Europe: Archaeological Mainstreams and Minorities

Gonzalo Ruiz Zapatero

in Atlantic Europe in the First Millennium BC: Crossing the Divide

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199567959
eISBN:
9780191804410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199567959.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter begins with a general analysis of archaeological traditions in Europe, distinguishing between archaeological mainstreams and minorities. It then looks at the European Iron Age as a ... More


Household, Village, and Landscape: The Built Environments of Slavery in the Caribbean

Elizabeth C. Clay and James A. Delle

in Archaeology of Domestic Landscapes of the Enslaved in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683400912
eISBN:
9781683401322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400912.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The introductory chapter situates the volume vis-à-vis existing literature concerned with household and landscape archaeology within the study of historic Caribbean slave societies. Whereas past work ... More


Piecing Together Sha Po: Archaeological Investigations and Landscape Reconstruction

Mick Atha and Kennis Yip

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208982
eISBN:
9789888313952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208982.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Hong Kong boasts a number of rich archaeological sites behind sandy bays. Among these backbeaches is Sha Po on Lamma Island, a site which has long captured the attention of archaeologists. However, ... More


A Landscape for Mr. Jefferson's Retreat

Timothy Trussell

in Jefferson's Poplar Forest: Unearthing a Virginia Plantation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039886
eISBN:
9780813043807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039886.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

As tobacco cultivation swept across Virginia in the eighteenth century, the art of gardening took root among Virginia's elite. Thomas Jefferson drew on elements of gardens that he read about and ... More


Migration, Part 2: Emancipation and Catastrophe

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/9780813056081.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 6 takes up the changing spatial landscape explored first in chapter 4 in a much-altered political and economic environment, the decline of the anthracite coal industry in mid-century. This is ... More


Approaches to Monumental Landscapes of the Ancient Maya

Brett A. Houk, Barbara Arroyo, and Terry G. Powis (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066226
eISBN:
9780813058375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066226.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

Approaches to Monumental Landscapes of the Ancient Maya showcases interpretations and perspectives of landscape importance in the central Maya lowlands, Belize, and the northern and central Maya ... More


Constructing the Pre-Hispanic Landscape in the Santiago Bayacora Basin, Durango

David Arturo Muñiz García and Kimberly Sumano Ortega

in Ancient West Mexicos: Time, Space, and Diversity

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066349
eISBN:
9780813058566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066349.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter presents a critical review of the settlement patterns recognized to date in relation to the occupation of Pre-Hispanic groups in the central–west region of the modern state of Durango in ... More


Assembly Research: Past and Present

Alexandra Sanmark

in Viking Law and Order: Places and Rituals of Assembly in the Medieval North

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474402293
eISBN:
9781474435260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402293.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter sets out the aims of the book and examines the three main themes of landscape, time and memory and how they relate to Norse assembly sites. The importance of the recent developments in ... More


Social Landscapes of Early and Middle Woodland Peoples in the Southeast

David G. Anderson

in Early and Middle Woodland Landscapes of the Southeast

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044606
eISBN:
9780813046143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044606.003.0017
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This paper examines how each of the contributors to the volume explores the Woodland social landscape of the Southeast. The discussion examines the many different theoretical and methodological ... More


The Northern and Western Borderlands of the Sasanian Empire: Contextualising the Roman/Byzantine and Sasanian Frontier

Dan Lawrence and Tony J. Wilkinson

in Sasanian Persia: Between Rome and the Steppes of Eurasia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474401012
eISBN:
9781474435277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401012.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter investigates the archaeological landscapes of the frontiers of the Sasanian Empire. Drawing on evidence from current and archived archaeological surveys, in combination with ... More


Connectivity on a Sasanian frontier: Route Systems in the Gorgan Plain of North-East Iran

Kristen Hopper

in Sasanian Persia: Between Rome and the Steppes of Eurasia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474401012
eISBN:
9781474435277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401012.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Using examples from several different regions of the Sasanian Empire, this chapter will look at the archaeological evidence for connectivity in frontier zones. Though a number of geographically ... More


Sacred Landscapes

David M. Carballo

in Urbanization and Religion in Ancient Central Mexico

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190251062
eISBN:
9780190251086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251062.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This chapter focuses on the built environment and its articulation with a natural and supernatural landscape. It includes discussion of ideational themes such as temples made as simulacra of ... More


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