Leech, Roger H.
The Atlantic World and Industrialization: Contexts for the Structures of Everyday Life in Early Modern Bristol
Barker, David and Cranstone, David (eds.)
The Archaeology of Industrialization.
Archaeology of Industrializtion Conference
(Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology Monograph, 2).
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The Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology Monograph No. 2
Proceedings of the joint conference of the Association of Industrial Archaeology and of the Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology.
'Industrial' and 'post-medieval' archaeology have traditionally been seen as two separate disciplines, with different roots and very different intellectual interests, thus separating production from consumption and leaving the study of non-industrial aspects of 19th and 20th century society in a disciplinary no-man's land.
This volume, emanating from a joint conference of the Society for Post-Medieval Archaeology and the Association for Industrial Archaeology held in Bristol in 1999, aims to break down the barriers, both cultural and chronological, between the two disciplines. Twenty-three papers from Britain and western Europe address the relationships between production and consumption, the contribution of archaeology to a period so rich in historical sources, the nature of historical archaeology, and the role both of industrialisation itself and of its material record in the development of our own society.
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