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The Resource Archaeology, Narrative, and the Politics of the Past : The View from Southern Maryland, (electronic resource)

Archaeology, Narrative, and the Politics of the Past : The View from Southern Maryland, (electronic resource)

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Archaeology, Narrative, and the Politics of the Past : The View from Southern Maryland
Title
Archaeology, Narrative, and the Politics of the Past
Title remainder
The View from Southern Maryland
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this innovative work, Julia King moves nimbly among a variety of sources and disciplinary approaches-archaeological, historical, architectural, literary, and art-historical-to show how places take on, convey, and maintain meanings. Focusing on the beautiful Chesapeake Bay region of Maryland, King looks at the ways in which various groups, from patriots and politicians of the antebellum era to present-day archaeologists and preservationists, have transformed key landscapes into historical, indeed sacred, spaces. The sites King examines include the region's vanishing tob
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
King, Julia A
Dewey number
  • 975.5/18
  • 975.518
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Archaeology
  • Archaeology
  • Historic sites
  • Historic sites
  • Historic sites
  • Collective memory
  • Antiquities in popular culture
  • Antiquities in popular culture
  • Saint Marys City (Md.)
Label
Archaeology, Narrative, and the Politics of the Past : The View from Southern Maryland, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Preface; 1. The Bounds of History; 2. How the Past Became a Place; 3. The Transient Nature of All Things Sublunary; 4. Collecting Utopia; 5. The Past Is a Rural Landscape; 6. Commemorative Hauntings; 7. Beyond Storytelling; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn843635864
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (290 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781572338883
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786613809551
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)843635864
Label
Archaeology, Narrative, and the Politics of the Past : The View from Southern Maryland, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Preface; 1. The Bounds of History; 2. How the Past Became a Place; 3. The Transient Nature of All Things Sublunary; 4. Collecting Utopia; 5. The Past Is a Rural Landscape; 6. Commemorative Hauntings; 7. Beyond Storytelling; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn843635864
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (290 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781572338883
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786613809551
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)843635864

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