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A Chesapeake Family and their Slaves

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  • 472 Nombre de pages
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This book is a unique archaeological study of a British aristocratic family in eighteenth century Chesapeake.Using archaeological ... Lire la suite
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This book is a unique archaeological study of a British aristocratic family in eighteenth century Chesapeake.

Using archaeological research in conjunction with historical records and works of art, Anne Yentsch has reconstructed the daily life of an aristocratic British family in Maryland.


Foreword; Acknowledgements; Permissions; Preface; Part I. Starting Points: Region, Town and Site: 1. Transforming space into place; 2. Beginning the research; Part II. Ruling the Province: 3. On behalf of his lordship; 4. Governor Benedict Leonard Calvert; Part II. Big Features and Topological Dimensions: 5. 'A house well built and with much strength'; 6. Ordering nature: the Calvert orangery, garden and vista; Part IV. Mosaics Built From Little Artifacts: 7. Touches of Chinese elegance: pottery and porcelain; 8. Social distinctions in daily food; Part V. Building Black Identities; 9. The face of urban slavery; 10. West African women, food and cultural values; Part VI. Artifacts In Motion: 11. Putting meat on the bones; 12. Hunting, fishing, and market trading; Part VII. Time Markers and Social History: 13. Generations of change; 14. Charisma and the symbolics of power; Part VIII. The Vitality Of Cultural Context: 15. Archaeology as anthropological history; 16. Archaeology, a topical discourse; Bibliography; Endnotes; Appendix.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: A Chesapeake Family and their Slaves
Sous-titre: A Study in Historical Archaeology
Code EAN: 9780521467308
ISBN: 978-0-521-46730-8
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Cambridge University Press
Genre: Histoire
nombre de pages: 472
Poids: 905g
Taille: H246mm x B189mm x T25mm
Année: 2003