1600-1900 (Temporal Keyword)

1-4 (4 Records)

Anglo-American Ceramics As Social Medium (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Robert Hunter.

Long before the age of Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, household ceramics have been enlisted to carry messages of religious inspiration, political engagement, historical commemoration, social mores, and personal sentiments. With the advent of mass production, these messages could quickly appear on tea tables, in dinning rooms, and tavern barrooms throughout the Anglo-American world. This beautifully illustrated will review some of the most significant ceramic campaigns in America's historic...

The Archaeology of the North American Fur Trade (2013)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Michael Nassaney.

The fur trade was a multi-faceted, global phenomenon that had a formative influence on the history and cultures of post-Contact North America. Archaeological investigations of fur trade-related sites coincide with the inception of historical archaeology. This paper begins with a brief historical overview of the fur trades and summarizes some of the interpretive frameworks that have been employed to impose spatial and temporal order on this large-scale process. It also discusses the...

Becoming Jack Tar: The Vessel as a Center for the Construction of Identity (2020)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Annaliese Dempsey.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "From the Bottom Up: Socioeconomic Archaeology of the French Maritime Empire" , at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. Vessels during the Age of Sail in the French maritime empire served multiple vital functions, both economical and cultural, and were the nexus of multiple important historical narratives, including wars, the peak of Atlantic piracy, and the transatlantic slave trade. However, the vessel did not...

Ceramic Research is Alive and Well (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Robert Hunter.

Ceramic research continues to be a mainstay of historical archaeology endeavors.  In spite of years of the so-called quantitative approaches to ceramic analyses including mean dating, South’s pattern analysis, and most recently the DAACS’s  recording methodology, the basics of identifying specific potters and their products is alive and well.  Writing the story of American ceramics is a regional undertaking.  It requires historical research, excavation, material science, study of antique...