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Dig In! The Historical Archaeology of Gendered Foodways in Sulphur, Nevada, 1909-1959
This dissertation explores the gendered foodways--the actions, materials, and thoughts that affect and reflect people's ingestion of food--of 20th-century residents of Sulphur, a former mining and railroad town in northwest ...
Yeong Wo Mercantile on the Comstock
In the summer of 2004, the University of Nevada, Reno and the Nevada State Historic Preservation Office sponsored an archaeological excavation on the corner of Union and "H" Street in Virginia City, Nevada. This parcel of ...
Historical Archaeology at the Microscopic Scale: The Application of Geochemical and Macrobotanical Analyses
Developed in the 1960s, geochemical and macrobotanical analyses have been available to researchers in both historical and prehistoric archaeology, although the application has generally been limited. These methods are ...
Ethnogenesis of the Hawaiian Ranching Community: An Historical Archaeology of Tradition, Transnationalism, and Pili
Hawai`i's ranching community grew out of indigenous attempts to manage European livestock introduced by explorers and merchants in the late 1700s. During the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the ranch workforce ...
Chinese Agency in the Era of the Chinese Question: Historical Archaeology of Woodcutting Communities in Nevada, 1861-1920
Between the 1860s and the 1920s, men and women of the Chinese diaspora were an integral component of the economic and social networks of Aurora, Nevada and Bodie, California. Throughout their time in Aurora and Bodie, the ...