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University Press of Florida
The Archaeology of North American Farmsteads / Edition 1

The Archaeology of North American Farmsteads / Edition 1

by Mark D. Groover


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ISBN-13: 9780813032634
Publisher: University Press of Florida
Publication date: 08/31/2008
Series: American Experience in Archaeological Pespective Series
Edition description: First
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Mark D. Groover, assistant professor of anthropology at Ball State University, is the author of An Archaeological Study of Rural Capitalism: The Gibbs Farmstead in Southern Appalachia.

Table of Contents

List of Figures     ix
List of Tables     xi
Foreword     xiii
Preface and Acknowledgments     xvii
Why Study Farm Sites?     1
The Archaeology of Farmsteads and Rural Life     11
Colonial Farmsteads     31
Federal and Antebellum Farmsteads     68
Postbellum and Twentieth-Century Farmsteads     96
Future Directions in the Archaeology of Farmsteads: Constructing Regional Models of Rural Material Life     127
References Cited     131
Index     143

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