A Village of Outcasts: Historical Archaeology and Documentary Research at the Lighthouse Site / Edition 1

A Village of Outcasts: Historical Archaeology and Documentary Research at the Lighthouse Site / Edition 1

by Kenneth L. Feder
ISBN-10:
1559342552
ISBN-13:
9781559342551
Pub. Date:
11/28/1993
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education

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A Village of Outcasts: Historical Archaeology and Documentary Research at the Lighthouse Site / Edition 1

A fascinating story of Native Americans, freed African-American slaves, and assorted European outcasts who came together and established a settlement that thrived from 1740 to 1860, this case study integrates the history and archaeology of a multicultural, multiethnic New England village.

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ISBN-13: 9781559342551
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 11/28/1993
Pages: 230
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.49(d)

Table of Contents

1. Encountering the Lighthouse2. The Archaeology of History 3. The Legend of the Lighthouse 4. Sources of the Lighthouse Legend 5. Digging in the Documents: Sources 6. Digging in the Documents: The People of the Lighthouse 7. Digging in the Dirt: A Brief Introduction to Archaeological Methodology and Analysis 8. Digging in the Dirt: Archaeology at the Lighthouse Sight 9. Material Culture at the Lighthouse Epilogue Appendix 1: Dates Used in Mean Ceramic Date Calculation Appendix 2: Miller Index Value Calculations Glossary References Index

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