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The Material Culture of Steamboat Passengers: Archaeological Evidence from the Missouri River / Edition 1
     

The Material Culture of Steamboat Passengers: Archaeological Evidence from the Missouri River / Edition 1

by Roderick Sprague, Annalies Corbin
 

ISBN-10: 0306461684

ISBN-13: 9780306461682

Pub. Date: 12/31/1999

Publisher: Springer US

This book is a material culture analysis of passengers' belongings found on the steamboats Bertrand and Arabia, which served nineteenth century emigrants traveling west on the Missouri river. The research utilizes documentary sources, photographs, and archaeological artifacts. The book is heavily descriptive and will be regarded as a reference manual for western

Overview

This book is a material culture analysis of passengers' belongings found on the steamboats Bertrand and Arabia, which served nineteenth century emigrants traveling west on the Missouri river. The research utilizes documentary sources, photographs, and archaeological artifacts. The book is heavily descriptive and will be regarded as a reference manual for western artifacts and for steamboats that operated on the Missouri river.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306461682
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
12/31/1999
Series:
The Springer Series in Underwater Archaeology
Edition description:
2002
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Introduction: Westward Expansion Toward Fort Benton, Montana Territory. 2. The Steamboats Arabia and Bertrand. 3. Methodology. 4. Bertrand Box 74. 5. Bertrand FPC-8. 6. Bertrand MSC-128. 7. Bertrand FSC-234. 8. Arabia Carpenter's Box. 9. Quantitative Analysis. 10. Conclusion. Appendices. References.

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