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A comparison of the documentary evidence of material culture and the archaeological record

Steven D. Smith

A comparison of the documentary evidence of material culture and the archaeological record

store ledgers and two black tenant sites, Wa;verly Plantation, Mississippi

by Steven D. Smith

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Published in Colombia, S.C. : South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Afro-Americans,
  • Archaeology and history,
  • Excavations (Archaeology),
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Steven D. Smith
    SeriesVolumes in historical archaeology -- 12.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 170 p. :
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26573865M

    The book is divided into three sections: the first two are analytical; the final one is the database of evidence considered. The introduction makes clear that despite its relatively straightforward title the book challenges each term within the title to complicate and thereby enrich our understanding of “art” and “identity” in particular. material from an archaeological perspective. This paper explores evidence of the post-Exclusion Act There is some documentary evidence that directly concerns community formation on two scales: exploring this hybrid culture at Stanford by providing material for analysis of trade, diet, and patterns of use in the landscape.


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A comparison of the documentary evidence of material culture and the archaeological record by Steven D. Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Comparison of the Documentary Evidence of Material Culture and the Archaeological Record: Store Ledgers and Two Black Tenant Sites, Waverly Plantation, Mississippi.

University of South Carolina--South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and by: 4. In sum, conducting archaeological analyses of 16th-century Spanish artifact assemblages without simultaneously conducting thorough and systematic analyses of 16th-century Spanish material culture assemblages as revealed in the documentary record is to miss a golden opportunity to compare the documentary and archaeological records in order to test some of the basic assumptions we archaeologists.

A Comparison of the Documentary Evidence of Material Culture and the Archaeological Record: Store Ledgers and Two Black Tenant Sites, Waverly Plantation, Mississippi by STEVEN D. SMITH. Volumes in Historical Archaeology XII. Columbia, S.C.: South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology, ; viii + pp., notes, maps.

In book: Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology archaeological record qua evidence were Direct analyses of gender formation through material culture have been one of the products of Author: Michael Shott.

The archaeological record, however, suggests that quite strong differences in material culture would have distinguished Papuan and Austronesian societies 3, years ago, at the time of the Lapita archaeological spread through much of the western Pacific.

This book explores the diverse understandings of the archaeological record in both historical and contemporary perspective, while also serving as a guide to reassessing current views. Gavin Lucas argues that archaeological theory has become both too fragmented and disconnected from the particular nature of archaeological evidence.

The book examines three ways of understanding. § Best Evidence Rule Documentary evidence introduced for the truth of its contents also must comport with the best evidence rule, which will be discussed in detail in 0 of this chapter. Briefly, this means that the original document must be admitted into evidence.

Documentary evidence outside of the New Testament is limited. The most detailed record of the life and death of Jesus comes from the four Gospels and other New Testament writings. Cultural heritage at risk: United States. What is at stake for the United States. United States cultural heritage endangered; Market demand for U.S.

antiquities; What is the U.S. doing to protect its cultural heritage. Other efforts to protect the United States’ cultural heritage; United States’ response to international cultural heritage. An archaeological culture is: a.

the same thing as an ethnographic culture. an accurate reflection of how prehistoric people viewed themselves. a region within a culture area whose material culture differed from that of other regions.

All of the answers are correct. archaeologists study material remains that survive underwa-ter, including shipwrecks and sites inundated by a rise in sea level. Others, working in the field of cultural resource man-agement, assess archaeological remains at construction sites in order to record critical information and preserve as much.

the particular nature of archaeological evidence. The book examines three ways of understanding the archaeological record – as historical sources, through formation theory, and as material culture – then reveals ways to connect these three domains through a reconsidera-tion of archaeological entities and archaeological practice.

Ultimately. The archaeological potential of central Cape Town. Munger Africana Library Notes, Brink, L.Y. The voorhuis as a central element in early Cape houses. Social Dynamics 16(1) Brink, L.Y. Places of discourse and dialogue: A study in the material culture of the Cape during the rule of the Dutch East India Company,   Material culture is a term used in archaeology and other anthropology-related fields to refer to all the corporeal, tangible objects that are created, used, kept and left behind by past and present cultures.

Material culture refers to objects that are used, lived in, displayed and experienced; and the terms includes all the things people make, including tools, pottery, houses, furniture. A Comparison of the Documentary Evidence of Material Culture and the Archaeological Record: Store Ledgers and Two Black Tenant Sites, Waverly Plantation, Mississippi, Steven D.

Smith. Submissions from cultural variation. This variation, together with a paucity of documentary evidence, presents dif- ficulties in determining the precise nature of the beliefs and practices reflected by the archaeologi- cal record in all but the clearest of archaeologi- cal contexts.

Another major stumbling block in studying. The archaeological record is the body of physical (not written) evidence about the past. It is one of the core concepts in archaeology, the academic discipline concerned with documenting and interpreting the archaeological record.

Archaeological theory is used to interpret the archaeological record for a better understanding of human cultures. The archaeological record can consist of the.

Agencies, whether natural or cultural, that have transformed the archaeological record and site Culture = Human behavior such as re-use, discard Non cultural = natural process such as erosion - Shows the archaeological record is not solely a direct result of human behavior (C-transforms) and naturally created (N-transforms).

A Comparison of the Archaeological and Documentary Evidence relating to the Material Culture from Nuestra Señora del Pilar de los Adaes, an Eighteenth Century Spanish Colonial Frontier Presidio. Unpublished M.A. thesis, Dept. of History, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Berthelot, Raymond Octave.

It is the use of archaeological techniques and data to study these living cultures and the use of ethnographic data to inform the examination of the archaeological record.

It is a relatively new branch of the discipline, followed particularly in America. It seeks to compare the patterns recognized in the material culture from archaeological. Archaeological Evidence of Dutch Wooden Cellars and Perishable Wooden Structures at Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Sites in the Upper Hudson Valley.

In New World Dutch Studies: Dutch Arts and Culture in Colonial America, edited by Roderick H. Blackburn and Nancy A. Iroquois and to create an archaeological description of what their material culture might look like in the Pacific Northwest. Theories involving ethnicity in archaeology, along with documentary evidence and archaeological data, were used to complete body of knowledge that brings the Pacific Northwest Iroquois story to light, and create a catalog.

The past climate and sea-ice record from Iceland is based primarily on detailed documentary evidence (Ogilvie,Ogilvie,Ogilvie,Ogilvie, ). A pioneer in this field was the Icelandic geographer and geologist Þorvaldur Thoroddsen (–) who spent a lifetime gathering climate information from the Icelandic records.

likewise.”2 In practice, however, history is based on documentary evidence and is highly personalized in the sense that we can usually see the individual person playing his part. On the other hand, archeological evidence is limited to the portions of material culture which time and circumstance have permit.

This research goes on to examine the wider social and cultural contexts of book fittings within late medieval monastic society using pictorial and documentary evidence, and extant late medieval bookbindings and library catalogues, in conjunction with the archaeological material.

The documentary research also allowed for a comparison of the Jamaican historical data with the archaeological record and with contemporaneous documents, both from other English colonies and England herself. Specifically, students and project staff have studied the 17th-century records of Bristol in England and Boston, Massachusetts.

material culture to describe changes in the "subtler or inner aspects of culture." Moreover, the Kellys convincingly assert that only by testing documentary evidence against the archaeological record can we derive a very accurate view of what occurred.

All in all, Robert Schuyler may have been wiser. of this culture process and archaeological deposition. Thus, eventually it may be possible to assess the nature of acculturation at sites for which no documentary evidence is available.

A typology of artifacts from historic aboriginal sites is presented as an aid in the comparison of the documentary and archaeological records«. Looking for Singles in the Archaeological Record of Roman Egypt Anna Boozer Archaeology and Singles While literary and documentary source material have long been used for family and demographic studies of the ancient world, the surviving mater-ial culture continues to be perceived as too epistemologically ambiguous.

An Intensive (locational) Archaeological survey was not possible because the landowner denied access for subsurface testing. Based on the documentary evidence and the walkover survey, it is confirmed that the Hassanamesit Woods Property was included within the boundaries of the 17th century praying village, Hassanamesit.

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The significance of the archaeological record from Urumbal Pocket lies in the preservation of large amounts of cultural materials associated with a relatively high-precision temporal record. The archaeological evidence from Urumbal Pocket consists of two principal categories: a large stone artefact assemblage and a collection of carbonised.

Gavin Lucas argues that archaeological theory has become both too fragmented and disconnected from the particular nature of archaeological evidence.

The book examines three ways of understanding the archaeological record - as historical sources, through formation theory, and as material culture - then reveals ways to connect these three domains Reviews: 1. The study is based on the prehistoric archaeobotanical record, mainly charred seeds from the Swedish Iron Age (ca.

b.c.–a.d. ), the archaeological record, documentary evidence and folklore. Journal. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany – Springer Journals. Published: Material evidence consists of artefacts made by people such as pottery, buildings and coins. From documentary evidence such as palace records, tomb inscriptions, legal texts we can get an insight into other aspects of the past.

And finally, people who currently live in a particular landscape can give us valuable oral information. Gavin Lucas argues that archaeological theory has become both too fragmented and disconnected from the particular nature of archaeological evidence.

The book examines three ways of understanding the archaeological record - as historical sources, through formation theory and as material culture - then reveals ways to connect these three domains Reviews: 1.

Gavin Lucas argues that archaeological theory has become both too fragmented and disconnected from the particular nature of archaeological evidence. The book examines three ways of understanding the archaeological record - as historical sources, through formation theory, and as material culture - then reveals ways to connect these three domains.

Culture-historical archaeology is an archaeological theory that emphasises defining historical societies into distinct ethnic and cultural groupings according to their material culture.

It originated in the late nineteenth century as cultural evolutionism began to fall out of favor with many antiquarians and archaeologists. It was gradually superseded in the mid-twentieth century by. Through the two archaeological theoretical platforms of processualism and post-processualism, many subdisciplines have arisen.

Some examine one aspect of the archaeological record while some are based on methodology. Computational Archaeology. A relatively recent application is the use of digital technology in the application of data analyses. This book provides a new island archaeology and island history of Bronze Age and Early Iron Age Cyprus, set in its eastern Mediterranean context.

By drawing out tensions between different ways of thinking about theoretical issues such as insularity and connectivity, ethnicity, migration, and hybridization, it addresses a dynamic new field of archaeological enquiry — the social identity of.

In fact, what we see from the material record and the documentary evidence is that there were eras of very close and friendly relationships and that much of Japan’s early material culture derived from Korea. It is noticeable that in the last chapter of the book the strictly archaeological material is rather summarily dealt with, and the final section "Material culture" disposes of such important aspects of the culture as metal work and ceramics, for which there is now much published material.Original Question: What is the definition of archaeological evidence?

Archaeological evidence is a combination of various factors surround the find of ancient physical evidence, which often on its own isn't a direct confirmation of the circumstanc.