19th and 20th c. (Temporal Keyword)

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Playing with Gender: Considerations of Intersecting Identities Expressed through Childhood Materials at Fort Davis, Texas (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only David G. Hyde. Katrina C. L. Eichner.

Too often, children are made invisible in the archaeological record. However, as a site of experimentation and play where multiple interrelated subjectivities are in constant negotiation, childhood is the foundation for identity construction. Using an assemblages of children’s toys and personal items from 19th and 20th century Fort Davis, Texas , we posit that childhood is a reflection of larger social dynamics. Employing the materials of daily life, we will focus on how children’s negotiations...