The Archaeology of American Cities

The Archaeology of American Cities

by Nan A. Rothschild, Diana diZerega Wall

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813061948
Publisher: University Press of Florida
Publication date: 01/15/2016
Series: American Experience in Archaeological Pespective
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 250
Sales rank: 1,035,803
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Nan A. Rothschild, director of the Museum Studies Program and professor of anthropology at Barnard College, Columbia University, is the author of three books, including New York City Neighborhoods: The 18th Century. Diana diZerega Wall, professor of anthropology at the City College of the City University of New York, is the author of The Archaeology of Gender and the coauthor of Unearthing Gotham.

Table of Contents

List of Figures viii

Foreword ix

Preface xiii

1 Studying Cities 1

2 Urbanization and Its Archaeological Study in the United States 16

3 Landscape, Planning, and Infrastructure: City as Artifact 38

4 Trade, Manufacture, and Services in the City 71

5 Race and Ethnicity in the City 102

6 Class and Gender in the City 134

7 Cemeteries and Commemoration in the City 159

Conclusion 185

Notes 193

References 197

Index 217

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