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Author Young, Amy L.

Title Archaeology of Southern Urban Landscapes [electronic resource].

Imprint Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, 2009.

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Description 1 online resource (309 pages)
Contents List of Figures and Tables; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Urban Archaeology in the South; 1. Southern Town Plans, Storytelling, and Historical Archaeology; 2. Mobile's Waterfront: The Development of a Port City; 3. Urbanism in the Colonial South: The Development of Seventeenth-Century Jamestown; 4. Archaeology at Covington, Kentucky: A Particularly ""Northern-looking"" Southern City; 5. Charleston's Powder Magazine and the Development of a Southern City; 6. Archaeology and the African-American Experience in the Urban South.
7. Ethnicity in the Urban Landscape: The Archaeology of Creole New Orleans8. Developing Town Life in the South: Archaeological Investigations at Blount Mansion; 9. The Making of the Ancient City: Annapolis in the Antebellum Era; 10. Urban Archaeology in Tennessee: Exploring the Cities of the Old South; 11. Archaeological Views of Southern Culture and Urban Life; References; Index; Contributors.
Summary The rapid growth and development of urban areas in the South have resulted in an increase in the number of urban archaeology projects required by federal and state agencies. These projects provide opportunities not only to investigate marginal areas between the town and countryside but also to recover information long buried beneath the earliest urban structures. Such projects have also created a need for a one-volume update on archaeology as it is practiced in the urban areas of the southeastern United States. Archaeology of Southern Urban Landscapes will assist practi.
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Subject Landscape archaeology -- Southern States -- Congresses.
Urban archaeology -- Southern States -- Congresses.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Southern States -- Congresses.
City and town life -- Southern States -- History -- Congresses.
Cities and towns -- Southern States -- History -- Congresses.
Urbanization -- Southern States -- History -- Congresses.
Southern States -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
Southern States -- Social life and customs -- Congresses.
Southern States -- Social conditions -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Added Author Dawdy, Shannon Lee.
Zierden, Martha.
Gums, Bonnie L.
Joseph, Joseph W.
Derry, Linda.
Garrow, Patrick.
Kline, Terry.
Genheimer, Robert A.
Horning, Audrey.
Shorter Jr, George W.
Matthews, Christopher.
Other Form: Print version: Young, Amy L. Archaeology of Southern Urban Landscapes. Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2009 9780817310301
ISBN 9780817384401 (electronic bk.)
0817384405 (electronic bk.)