Susannah Place (Gloucester Street, The Rocks) (Site Name Keyword)
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Assessment of historical and archaeological resources of Susannah Place, the Rocks, Sydney. Resource assessments were carried out for all sites selected for the EAMC during the first stage of the project in order to determine the priorities for analysis.
Exploring the Archaeology of the Modern City project
The ‘Exploring the Archaeology of the Modern City’ project (EAMC) was established in 2001 by Professor Tim Murray of the Archaeology Program of La Trobe University and Industry Partners, to analyse and interpret the large assemblages excavated from historical archaeological sites which are held in storehouses across Sydney. Funding for the project was provided by the Australian Research Council through its Linkage Scheme. The project gave to the analysis of ten discreet household assemblages...
Exploring the Archaeology of the Modern City: Issues of Scale, Integration and Complexity (2005)
Historical archaeologists have advocated the need to explore the archaeology of the modern city using several different scales or frames of reference—the household and the district being the most common. In this paper, we discuss the value of comparisons at larger scales, for example between cities or countries, as a basis for understanding archaeology of the modern western city. We argue that patterns of similarity and dissimilarity detected at these larger scales can (and should) become part...
People+Place: A guide to using the database (2006)
This is the guide to the People+Place historical occupancy database developed by the EAMC team and released in 2006.
Understanding the archaeology of the modern city (2003)
This chapter reports some of the thinking behind the work that has been done in Melbourne with the ‘Little Lon’ Project begun by Alan Mayne and Tim Murray in 1996, the Sydney-focused Archaeology of the Modern City project begun in 2001, the Casselden Place project undertaken by a consortium of Godden Mackay Logan Pty Ltd (GML), Austral Archaeology Pty Ltd and La Trobe University during 2002, and forthcoming work in London, we will seek to more clearly establish the value of this broader...