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- DescriptionHistorical and archaeological records show that racism and white supremacy defined the social fabric of the rtheastern states as much as they did the Deep South. This collection of essays looks at both new sites and well-kwn areas to explore race, resistance, and supremacy in the region. With essays covering farm communities and cities from the early seventeenth century to the late nineteenth century, the contributors examine the marginalization of mirities and use the materialculture to illustrate the significance of race in understanding daily life. Drawing on historical resources and critical race theory, they highlight the context of race at these sites, ting the different experiences of various groups, such as African American and Native American communities. This cutting-edge research turns with new focus to the dynamics of race and racism in early American life and demonstrates the coming of age of racialization studies.
- Author BiographyChristopher N. Matthews, professor of anthropology at Montclair State University, USA is the author of The Archaeology of American Capitalism and The Archaeology of History and Tradition: Moments of Danger in the Annapolis Landscape/em>. Allison Manfra McGovern is an archaeologist for the Suffolk County Parks and adjunct lecturer of anthropology at Queens College and Farmingdale State College, USA.
- PublisherUniversity Press of Florida
- Date of Publication28/02/2015
- SubjectHistory: Specific Subjects
- Place of PublicationFlorida
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity Press of Florida
- Content Note4 maps, 7 black & white illustrations, 29 black & white photographs
- Weight635 g
- Width156 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine28 mm
- Edited byAllison Manfra McGovern,Christopher N. Matthews
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