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Historical Archaeology of the American West

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  1. Situational Identities along the Raiding Frontier of Colonial New Mexico
    Situational Identities along the Raiding Frontier of Colonial New Mexico examines pluralistic communities that navigated between colonial and indigenous practices to negotiate strategic alliances with both sides of generations-old... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2018
    Hardback | £45.00
  2. The Coming Man from Canton
    In The Coming Man from Canton Christopher W. Merritt mines the historical and archaeological record of the Chinese immigrant experience in Montana to explore new questions and perspectives. During the 1860s Chinese immigrants... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2017
    Hardback | £54.00
  3. Historical Archaeology Through a Western Lens
    A 2017 Choice Outstanding Academic Title The mythic American West, with its perilous frontiers, big skies, and vast resources, is frequently perceived as unchanging and timeless. The work of many western-based historical archaeologists... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2017
    Hardback | £58.00
  4. Virginia City
    Spent cartridges. The pieces of an original Tabasco Pepper Sauce bottle. Shards of a ceramic pot, stained red. For archaeologists each of the thousands of artifacts uncovered at a site tells a story. For noted Comstock authority... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2012
    Paperback | £12.99
  5. On the Edge of Purgatory
    Southeastern Colorado was known as the northernmost boundary of New Spain in the sixteenth century. By the late 1800s, the region was U.S. territory, but the majority of settlers remained Hispanic families. They had a complex... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2012
    Hardback | £37.00
  6. Eldorado!
    When gold was discovered in the far northern regions of Alaska and the Yukon in the late nineteenth century, thousands of individuals headed north to strike it rich. This massive movement required a vast network of supplies and... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2011
    Paperback | £45.00
  7. Mining Archaeology in the American West
    Mining played a prominent role in the shaping and settling of the American West in the nineteenth century. Following the discovery of the famous Comstock Lode in Nevada in 1859, mining became increasingly industrialized, changing... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2010
    Hardback | £41.00