The Archaeology of Class in Urban America

The Archaeology of Class in Urban America

by Stephen A. Mrozowski
     
 

An engaging 2006 study which looks at archaeological, documentary and environmental evidence to explore the factors determining class identity.See more details below

Overview

An engaging 2006 study which looks at archaeological, documentary and environmental evidence to explore the factors determining class identity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781107407633
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/13/2012
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Archaeology
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.43(d)

Meet the Author

Stephen A. Mrozowksi is Director of the Fiske Memorial Center for Archeological Research and Professor of Archeology at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. He is the author of numerous articles, and co-editor (with James A. Delle and Robert Paynter) of The Lines that Divide: Historical Archaeologies of Race, Class and Gender (2003). He also serves on the editorial board of The International Journal of Historical Archaeology.

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Individuals in context: the world of eighteenth century Newport; 3. Shifting the focus: archaeology of the urban household; 4. A new world created: nineteenth century Lowell; 5. Interrogating the experiment: Lowell's urban space and culture; 6. Conclusion: contested spaces and the threads of everyday life; 7. Epilogue: towards a dialectical archaeology of class; Appendix A. Isolating and dating archaeological assemblages in the urban context.

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