Archaeology of Urban America The Search for Pattern and Process (Studies in Historical Archaeology) by Roy Dickens

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As a representative of a vanguard of CRM archaeologists working in urban landscapes Dickens brought together a group of great thinkers to engage with the subject and presented it well. If you have interests in urban archaeology, landscape archaeology, place, or the history of the discipline you likely won't regret owning this book.5/5(1).

Archaeology of Urban America: The Search for Pattern and Process is composed of three parts, namely, Strategies and Methods; Site Formation, Structure, and Pattern; and Artifact Analysis and Interpretation.

The Strategies and Methods section centers on the general questions asked by urban archaeologists. Urban archaeology is a unique subfield with its own peculiar challenges and approaches to fieldwork. Understanding the social forces that influenced the development of American cities requires more than digging; it calls for the ability to extrapolate from limited data, an awareness of the dynamics that drive urban development, and theories that can build Cited by: 7.

This book will also be useful to urban sociologists, economists, cultural anthropologists, and historians. Show less Archaeology of Urban America: The Search for Pattern and Process is composed of three parts, namely, Strategies and Methods; Site Formation, Structure, and Pattern; and Artifact Analysis and Interpretation.

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The Archaeology of Class in Urban America. This book explores the material dimensions of class formation in eighteenth-century Newport, Rhode Island, and nineteenth-century Lowell, Massachusetts.

During their economic peaks these cities represented perhaps the purist forms of capitalism in North America/5(9). Review of the hardback: 'The processes of class formation and distinction are ongoing in American cities.

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The Archaeology of Class in Urban America represented some of the purist forms of capitalist production in North America, this book is required reading for all students of urban history and historical archaeology.

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Cressey and John F. Stephens --Archaeological implications of a manufacturing industry in eighteenth. The plethora of stale archaeological sandwiches in the literature has re­ sulted at the methodological level from a too-narrow focus on the specific history and archaeology ofa site and the individuals involvedon it, rather than a focus on the explanation of broader processes of culture to which the actors and events at the site-specific level.

Introduction --Individuals in context: the world of eighteenth-century Newport --Shifting the focus: archaeology of the urban household --A new world created: nineteenth-century Lowell --Interrogating the experiment: Lowell's urban space and culture --Conclusion: contested spaces and the threads of everyday life --Epilogue: toward a dialectical archaeology of class.

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The archaeology of the Americas is the study of the archaeology of North America (Mesoamerica included), Central America, South America and the Caribbean.

This includes the study of pre-historic/ Pre-Columbian and historic indigenous American peoples, as well as historical archaeology of more recent eras. The Pre-Columbian era is the term. By identifying the relationship between southern culture and the South's urban landscapes, this book will help us understand the built landscape of the past and predict future growth in the region.

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Humans produce waste: Large concentrations of humans produce large concentrations of waste. Kitchen waste, broken objects, and similar material all need to be disposed of.

Urban archaeology is, essentially, the study of cities. Archaeologists call a human settlement a city if it has more than 5, people, and if it has a centralized political structure, craft specialists, complex economies, and social stratification.

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His first book, Untimely Ruins: An Archaeology of American Urban Modernity, (University of Chicago Press, ) examines how a new poetics of the ruin emerged out of the spatio-temporal disruptions of American cities.

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