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Title Archaeology of identity and dissonance : contexts for a brave new world / edited by Diane F. George and Bernice Kurchin
Published Gainesville, FL : University Press of Florida, [2019]
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Contents Introduction: O brave new world: a look at identity and dissonance / Diane F. George, Bernice Kurchin, and Kelly M. Britt -- Cupid's bow: personal adornment and white Creole masculinity in eighteenth-century Montserrat, West Indies / Jessica Striebel MacLean -- The New York Irish: fashioning urban identities in nineteenth-century New York City / Meredith B. Linn -- Bodies under scrutiny: redefining sex worker identity in early colonial Algiers / Lisa Geiger -- Two houses: windows on the identity of Chief Richardville / Elizabeth Katherine Spott -- "The little stairway under the bell" ethnicity, race, and class in antebellum Brooklyn / Marcus Alan Watson -- Soldiers on the wall: space and identity on the Romano-British frontier / Bernice Kurchin and Judith Bianciardi -- Constructing identity in Seneca Village, Diana diZerega wall / Nan A. Rothschild, and Meredith B. Linn -- Where are the outsiders? A discussion of site identity formation through a deconstruction of the built environment of Dogtown, Massachusetts / Elizabeth Martin -- Agency and renegotiated identities in the North Atlantic Isles / Ruth A. Maher and Julie M. Bond -- "El Grito de Caguana": identity conflict in Puerto Rico / Rosalina Diaz -- "Sacred to the memory of Washington": national identity formation in post-revolutionary New York City / Diane F. George -- On time and identity: some notes toward an archaeology of the future / O. Hugo Benavides and Bernice Kurchin
Summary This book employs the discipline of historical archaeology to study this process as it occurs in new and challenging environments. It tackles these questions not only in multiple dimensions of earthly space but also in a panorama of historical time. The book seeks to make the study of the past relevant to our globalized, post-colonized, and capitalized world
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on January 30, 2019)
Subject Archaeology and history.
Cognitive dissonance.
Identity (Psychology)
Social archaeology.
Archaeology and history.
Cognitive dissonance.
HISTORY -- Ancient -- General.
Identity (Psychology)
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology
Social archaeology.
Form Electronic book
Author George, Diane F., editor.
Kurchin, Bernice, editor.
ISBN 0813057027