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Social Approaches to an Industrial Past

The Archaeology and Anthropology of Mining

Edited by Eugenia W. Herbert, A. Bernard Knapp, Vincent C. Pigott

Routledge – 2002 – 322 pages

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Description

Social Approaches to an Industrial Past addresses the social issues of mining communities in research spanning a period of 4,500 years. The volume considers themes which are relatively new to archaeology:

* the social context of production

* gender

* power and labour exploitation

* imperialism and colonialism

* production and technology.

Author Bio

A. Bernard Knapp is reader in Archaeology at the University of Glasgow. Vincent C. Pigott is Senior Researcher at the Museum Applied Science Centre for Archaeology (MASCA), University of Pennsylvania Museum. Eugenia W. Herbert is E. Nevious Rodman Professor of History Emeritus, Mount Holyoke College, and book review editor for the African Studies Review.

Name: Social Approaches to an Industrial Past: The Archaeology and Anthropology of Mining (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Eugenia W. Herbert, A. Bernard Knapp, Vincent C. Pigott. Social Approaches to an Industrial Past addresses the social issues of mining communities in research spanning a period of 4,500 years. The volume considers themes which are relatively new to archaeology: * the social context of production * gender *...
Categories: Archaeology, Social & Cultural History