An Archaeological Study of Rural Capitalism and Material Life : The Gibbs Farmstead in Southern Appalachia, 1790–1920

Historical archaeology has largely focused on the study of early military sites and homes of upper class. Research on lower classes was viewed as a supplement to local histories documenting political, military and financial leaders of the 18th and 19th centuries. An Archaeological Study of Rural Cap...

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Main Author: Groover, Mark D.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Boston, MA Springer US 2003, 2003
Series:Contributions to Global Historical Archaeology
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Historical archaeology has largely focused on the study of early military sites and homes of upper class. Research on lower classes was viewed as a supplement to local histories documenting political, military and financial leaders of the 18th and 19th centuries. An Archaeological Study of Rural Capitalism and Material Life will be of interest to historical archaeologists, cultural anthropologists, social historians, and historical sociologists, especially researchers studying the influence of globalization and economic development upon rural regions like Appalachia
Physical Description:XIX, 322 p online resource
ISBN:9780306479175