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Carolina's historical landscapes : archaeological perspectives /
edited by Linda F. Stine ... [et al.].
edition
1st ed.
imprint
Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, c1997.
description
xvi, 283 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
ISBN
0870499769 (alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, c1997.
isbn
0870499769 (alk. paper)
contents note
Burning brick and making a large fortune at it too : landscape archaeology and lowcountry brickmaking / Lucy B. Wayne -- Iron plantations and the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century landscape of the northwestern South Carolina Piedmont / Terry A. Ferguson and Thomas A. Cowan -- The archaeological record of tar and pitch production in coastal Carolina / Michael A. Harmon and Rodney J. Snedeker -- The urban landscape in South Carolina / Martha Zierden -- The Charleston landscape on the eve of the Civil War : race, class, and ethnic relations in ward five / Dee Dee Joyce -- South Carolina's landscapes : innovative research and cultural resource management perspectives / Linda F. Stine and Roy S. Stine -- Waterscape archaeology : recognizing the archaeological significance of the plantation waterscape / Jim Errante -- Refocusing on community heritage : historical landscapes, archaeology, and heritage tourism / Lesley M. Drucker -- Integrating a landscape perspective with cultural resource management in South Carolina / Linda F. Stine.
The geographic concept of landscape : the history of a paradigm / John J. Winberry -- Reuniting the truth : integrating anthropology, geography, and history through landscape archaeology / Stanton W. Green -- A dialectical approach to landscape / Carole L. Crumley -- Digging down and looking backward : the awkward relation of history and archaeology / Peter H. Wood -- Historical landscapes in archaeology : the development of the frontier / Kenneth E. Lewis -- Building to grow : agrarian adaptations to South Carolina's historical landscapes / J.W. Joseph -- Good wharves and other conveniences : an archaeological study of riverine adaptation in the South Carolina lowcountry / David Beard -- Settlement patterning on an agriculturally marginal landscape / David Colin Crass and Richard D. Brooks -- We were just dirt farmers : the archaeology of Piedmont farmstead landscapes / J.W. Joseph and Mary Beth Reed.
catalogue key
1323894
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-270) and index.
A Look Inside
Full Text Reviews
Appeared in Choice on 1997-12:
Gathered here are articles that characterize the historical diversity of South Carolina. Drawing strongly on historical research, aided by historical archaeology over the past 25 years, capsule views of past landscapes are presented by historical archaeologists. The diversity of these landscapes is considerable, from the rural agricultural scene to the urban contexts of the state's coastal cities. The major and distinctive contributions of various industries--brick making, iron working, and pine tar production--are reviewed side by side with the contributions of the commercial scene like the river boat landing. In most cases archaeologists identify the variety of landscape features, now archaeological sites, that were present and discuss how they reflect the historical past. Abundant bibliographical references guide the interested reader to additional sources, many of them limited distribution articles and reports generated by preservation-oriented archaeological research. All authors argue for a "landscape" point of view, essentially an attempt to broaden the professional and public conception of historical diversity. Some maps, structure plans, and a few photographs illustrate the contributions, although nonprofessional readers would benefit from more. All levels. R. B. Clay; University of Kentucky
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Table of Contents
Preface
Introduction: Historical Landscapes through the Prism of Archaeology
The Geographic Concept of Landscape: The History of a Paradigmp. 3
Reuniting the Truth: Integrating Anthropology, Geography, and History through Landscape Archaeologyp. 17
A Dialectical Approach to Landscapep. 23
Digging Down and Looking Backward: The Awkward Relation of History and Archaeologyp. 29
Historical Landscapes in Archaeology: The Development of the Frontierp. 35
Building to Grow: Agrarian Adaptations to South Carolina's Historical Landscapesp. 45
"Good Wharves and Other Conveniences": An Archaeological Study of Riverine Adaptation in the South Carolina Lowcountryp. 61
Settlement Patterning on an Agriculturally Marginal Landscapep. 71
"We Were Just Dirt Farmers": The Archaeology of Piedmont Farmstead Landscapesp. 85
"Burning Brick and Making a Large Fortune at It Too": Landscape Archaeology and Lowcountry Brickmakingp. 97
Iron Plantations and the Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Landscape of the Northwestern South Carolina Piedmontp. 113
The Archaeological Record of Tar and Pitch Production in Coastal Carolinap. 145
The Urban Landscape in South Carolinap. 161
The Charleston Landscape on the Eve of the Civil War: Race, Class, and Ethnic Relations in Ward Fivep. 175
South Carolina's Landscapes: Innovative Research and Cultural Resource Management Perspectivesp. 189
Waterscape Archaeology: Recognizing the Archaeological Significance of the Plantation Waterscapep. 205
Refocusing on Community Heritage: Historical Landscapes, Archaeology, and Heritage Tourismp. 211
Integrating a Landscape Perspective with Cultural Resource Management in South Carolinap. 219
Bibliographyp. 237
Contributorsp. 271
Indexp. 275
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