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The Familiar Past draws together current interpretative work in Britain, explicitly influenced by recent methodological and theoretical developments.
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Overview

The Familiar Past draws together current interpretative work in Britain, explicitly influenced by recent methodological and theoretical developments.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203019092
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/17/1998
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 320
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

Sarah Tarlow is Lecturer in Archaeology at the University of Wales, Lampeter. Susie West is the Managing Editor of East Anglian Archaeology at the University of East Anglia.
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Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
List of contributors
Acknowledgements
1 Introduction 1
Pt. I The familiar past? 17
2 The processional city: some issues for historical archaeology 19
3 The material culture of food in early modern England c. 1650-1750 35
4 Building Jerusalem: transfer-printed finewares and the creation of British identity 51
Pt. II Familiar spaces 67
5 Reconstructing castles and refashioning identities in Renaissance England 69
6 The 'familiar' fraternity: the appropriation and consumption of medieval guildhalls in early modern York 87
7 Social space and the English country house 103
Pt. III Breeding contempt 123
8 The archaeology of the workhouse: the changing uses of the workhouse buildings at St. Mary's, Southampton 125
9 Planning, development and social archaeology 140
10 Familiarity and contempt: the archaeology of the 'modern' 155
Pt. IV Familiar spirits 181
11 Wormie clay and blessed sleep: death and disgust in later historic Britain 183
12 'The men that worked for England they have their graves at home': consumerist issues within the production and purchase of gravestones in Victorian York 199
13 Welsh cultural identity in nineteenth-century Pembrokeshire: the pedimented headstone as a graveyard monument 215
Pt. V Old familiar places 231
14 Bloody meadows: the places of battle 233
15 The archaeological study of post-medieval gardens: practice and theory 246
Pt. VI Afterwords across the Atlantic 261
16 Strangely familiar 263
17 Negotiating our 'familiar' pasts 273
Index 287
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