The Archaeology of Institutional Life / Edition 2

The Archaeology of Institutional Life / Edition 2

by April M. Beisaw
     
 

The Archaeology of Institutional Life is a landmark work that will instigate vigorous and wide-ranging discussions on institutions in Western life, and the power of material culture to both enforce and negate cultural norms.

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The Archaeology of Institutional Life is a landmark work that will instigate vigorous and wide-ranging discussions on institutions in Western life, and the power of material culture to both enforce and negate cultural norms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780817355166
Publisher:
University of Alabama Press
Publication date:
03/22/2009
Edition description:
1st Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations vii

Acknowledgments ix

1 Introduction James G. Gibb 1

2 Historical Overview of the Archaeology of Institutional Life Sherene Baugher 5

I Method and Theory

3 On the Enigma of Incarceration: Philosophical Approaches to Confinement in the Modern Era Eleanor Conlin Casella 17

4 Feminist Theory and the Historical Archaeology of Institutions Suzanne M. Spencer-Wood 33

5 Constructing Institution-Specific Site Formation Models April M. Beisaw 49

II Institutions of Education

6 Rural Education and Community Social Relations: Historical Archaeology of the Wea View Schoolhouse No. 8, Wabash Township, Tippecanoe County, Indiana Deborah L. Rotman 69

7 Individual Struggles and Institutional Goals: Small Voices from the Phoenix Indian School Track Site Owen Lindauer 86

III Institutions of Communality

8 The Orphanage at Schulyer Mansion Lois M. Feister 105

9 A Feminist Approach to European Ideologies of Poverty and the Institutionalization of the Poor in Falmouth, Massachusetts Suzanne M. Spencer-Wood 117

10 Ideology, Idealism, and Reality: Investigating the Ephrata Commune Stephen G. Warfel 137

IV Institutions of Incarceration

11 Maintaining or Mixing Southern Culture in a Northern Prison: Johnson's Island Military Prison David R. Bush 153

12 Written on the Walls: Inmate Graffiti within Places of Confinement Eleanor Conlin Casella 172

13 John Conolly's "Ideal" Asylum and Provisions for the Insane in Nineteenth-Century South Australia and Tasmania Susan Piddock 187

14 The Future of the Archaeology of Institutions Lu Ann De Cunzo 206

References Cited 215

Contributors 243

Index 245

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