eighteenth century, nineteenth century (Temporal Keyword)

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A Case for STP Survey on Carribean Plantations: Stewart Castle, Jamaica (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Sean Devlin. Lynsey A. Bates. Jillian Galle.

In this paper, we argue that site survey, prior to and in addition to open area excavation, is essential to addressing our understanding of the contested landscapes of plantation life. Building on a research strategy employed by DAACS on former British Caribbean plantations, preliminary results from 2016 fieldwork at the eighteenth-century Jamaican sugar estate of Stewart Castle suggest the methodological power and analytical opportunities of systematic shovel-test-pit (STP) survey. This...

Closing the Gap: Using tDAR’s Data Integration Tool in Research (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Jodi Reeves Flores. Leigh Anne Ellison. adam brin.

Archaeological projects generate data that is often underutilized in research and analysis beyond the life of the initial project. Discipline specific digital repositories and data publishing platforms can address problems related to the access and the utility of these databases and data sets, making it possible to synthesize data across projects and investigations. tDAR has a tool that can do this without a priori standardization, meaning researchers can easily bring together large data sets...