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Historical Archaeologies of Capitalism (Contributions To by Mark P. Leone,Parker B. Potter Jr.

By Mark P. Leone,Parker B. Potter Jr.

American issues, American fabric tradition, and American archaeology are the topics of this booklet. The authors use items used or made in the USA to light up concerns corresponding to tenancy, racism, sexism, and local bias. individuals make the most of information approximately daily items - from tin cans and bottles to namebrand goods, from fish bones to equipment - to investigate the best way American capitalism works. Their cogent analyses take us actually from damaged dishes to the overseas economic system. specifically awesome chapters learn how an archaeologist formulates questions on exploitation lower than capitalism, and the way the research of artifacts unearths African-American heart type tradition and its reaction to racism.

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