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Historical archaeology why the past matters

Barbara J. Little

Walnut Creek, Calif. Left Coast Press c2007

Localização: MAE - Museu Arqueologia e Etnologia    (CC77.H5 L779h )(Acessar)

  • Título:
    Historical archaeology why the past matters
  • Autor: Barbara J. Little
  • Assuntos: Archaeology and history; Historic sites; Excavations (Archaeology); Archaeology -- Philosophy; Archaeology -- Methodology; Archéologie et histoire; ARQUEOLOGIA HISTÓRICA; SÍTIOS ARQUEOLÓGICOS; ARQUEOLOGIA PÚBLICA; Lieux historiques; Fouilles (Archéologie); Archéologie -- Philosophie; Archéologie -- Méthodologie; Geschichtswissenschaft; Archäologie; Methode
  • Notas: Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-198) and index.
  • Descrição: Do history and historical archaeology matter? -- Section 1: What are our ambitions? The goals of historical archaeology -- Preserving and interpreting sites -- Rewriting documentary history -- Reconstructing ways of life -- Improving archaeological methods -- Understanding modernization and globalization -- Section 2: What do we care about? A questioning attitude -- Defining our topics -- Colonialism, capitalism, and slavery -- What is our evidence? -- Ideology, ambiguity, and muted groups -- Ethical considerations -- Section 3: A windshield survey of historical archaeology. Introduction to a windshield survey of historical archaeology -- The survival of the English colony at Jamestown -- Mission San Luis de Talimali -- Enclosure of the English countryside -- Capitalism, the Georgian order, and a woman -- Australia's convict past -- African American life -- The machine in the garden -- The inner-city working class -- Garbage and garbage-in-waiting -- Section 4: Historical archaeology as public scholarship. Introduction to public archaeology -- Public memory and public places -- Education and outreach -- What about the painful past? -- History and the culture wars -- Civic renewal and restorative justice -- Transformative learning -- Some closing thoughts.
    What is historical archaeology and why is it important? Barbara Little addresses these key questions for introductory students, covering the goals of historical archaeological work.
  • Editor: Walnut Creek, Calif. Left Coast Press
  • Data de publicação: c2007
  • Formato: 207 p. ill. 23 cm..
  • Idioma: Inglês

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