Consumer Choice in Historical Archaeology

Consumer Choice in Historical Archaeology

by S.M. SpencerWood (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1987)

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ISBN-13: 9781475798197
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 05/05/2013
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1987
Pages: 418
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

1: Introduction.- I: Eighteenth- through Early Nineteenth-Century Commercial Agricultural Economy.- 2: Ceramics as Indicators of Status and Class in Eighteenth-Century New York.- 3: Consumer Choices in White Ceramics: A Comparison of Eleven Early Nineteenth-Century Sites.- 4: Threshold of Affordability: Assessing Fish Remains for Socioeconomics.- 5: Vertebrate Fauna and Socioeconomic Status.- 6: Plantation Status and Consumer Choice: A Materialist Framework for Historical Archaeology.- II: Mid-Nineteenth Century Commerce and Industrialization.- 7: Socioeconomic Variation in a Late Antebellum Southern Town: The View from Archaeological and Documentary Sources.- 8: Status Variation in Antebellum Alexandria: An Archaeological Study of Ceramic Tableware.- 9: Status Indicators: Another Strategy for Interpretation of Settlement Pattern in a Nineteenth-Century Industrial Village.- 10: The Use of Converging Lines of Evidence for Determining Socioeconomic Status.- 11: Nineteenth-Century Households and Consumer Behavior in Wilmington, Delaware.- 12: Adapting to Factory and City: Illustrations from the Industrialization and Urbanization of Paterson, New Jersey.- III: Late Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Urban Sites.- 13: Working-Class Detroit: Late Victorian Consumer Choices and Status.- 14: Miller’s Indices and Consumer-Choice Profiles: Status-Related Behaviors and White Ceramics.- 15: Factors Influencing Consumer Behavior in Turn-of-the-Century Phoenix, Arizona.- 16: Gravestones: Reflectors of Ethnicity or Class?.- IV: Epilogue: Middle-Range Theory in Historical Archaeology.

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