human/environment relations (Other Keyword)

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Making Place in the Capitalocene: The Toxic Legacies of Mill Creek Ravine (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Haeden E. Stewart.

Recent archaeological work has highlighted how the objects archaeologists study—far from being inert representations of the past—are lively, political, and potent in the present.  This paper proposes that archaeological studies of the industrialized modern world must extend this reflexive turn to questions of ecological harm and pollution.  Drawing from my excavations of an early twentieth-century industrial worker’s camp in Edmonton, Alberta I investigate how the rise of industrial-scale...