Macrofossil (Other Keyword)

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The Idea of the Enlightenment and Environmental Relations in Early Modern Ostrobothnian Towns of Sweden: Macro- and Microfossil Studies of Local Plant Use (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Annamari Tranberg.

Macro- and microfossil studies from the early modern Ostrobothnian towns provide information about both natural and cultural elements of local landscapes, including how landscapes changed in time and affected people’s lives. In this paper, I will discuss how the Ostrobothnians used their local plants. The period from the late 17th to the late 18th century was a time of significant chances in the philosophy of life and economic policy in Sweden, as well as in Europe in general. During the 18th...

Insect Remains From Early Modern Church Graves of Northern Ostrobothnian (Finland) Coast (2019)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Annemari Tranberg.

This is an abstract from the "POSTER Session 3: Material Culture and Site Studies" session, at the 2019 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. Insects and plant fragments in graves tell a lot about the funeral ceremonies; the burial circumstances and the deceased. They also report events after burial; how the mummification process has progressed or what happened in and outside of the coffin after burial. This poster focuses specifically on the analysis of the insect...

Plans without Plants? – The Early Modern Status Garden in the North (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Annemari Tranberg.

Garden culture reached the northernmost Sweden, creating new spaces by locals and newcomers from Central-Europe. The history of status gardens in the north affiliate with the spread of ironworks and trade connections. The idea of formal gardening arrived in Tornio during the late 17th century as garden drawings from Tornio and Kengisbruk ironworks imply. The garden fashion, which studied using macrofossils and maps, was visible more in structures and plans than in plants. However, gardens and...