ERIC Number: ED201684
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Archaeological Perspectives on Ethnicity in America. Afro-American and Asian American Culture History. Baywood Monographs in Archaeology 1.
Schuyler, Robert L., Ed.
This monograph contains fourteen articles dealing with archaeological studies on Black and Asian ethnic groups in the United States. Papers on Afro-American culture history include: (1) "Race and Class on Antebellum Plantations," by John Solomon Otto; (2) "Looking for the 'Afro' in Colono-Indian Pottery," by Leland Ferguson; (3) a study of "Black Lucy's Garden," Andover, Massachusetts, by Vernon G. Baker; (4) "Weeksville: The Archaeology of a Black Urban Community," by Sara T. Bridges and Bert Salwen; (5) "Sandy Ground: Archaeology of a 19th Century Oystering Village," by Robert L. Schuyler; (6) a study of Skunk Hollow, New Jersey, by Joan H. Geismar; (7) an article on a 19th century Afro-American Meeting House in Boston, by Beth Anne Bower and Byron Rushing; and (8) an annotated bibliography on the archaeology of black American culture, by Geoffrey M. Gyrisco and Bert Salwen. Articles on Asian American culture history include: (1) a discussion of material culture of 19th century Chinese in the western U.S., by William S. Evans, Jr.; (2) "The West Coast Chinese and Opium Smoking," by Patricia A. Etter; (3) "The Archaeology of 19th Century Chinese Subsistence at the Lower China Store, Madera County California," by Paul E. Langenwalter, II; (4) an article on Chinese in Ventura, California, by Roberta S. Greenwood; and (5) an annotated bibliography, by Robert L. Schuyler. Also included in the monograph is a discussion of approaches to ethnic identification in historical archaeology by Marsha C.S. Kelly and Roger E. Kelly. (GC)
Descriptors: Archaeology, Asian Americans, Black Culture, Black History, Blacks, Chinese Americans, Cultural Background, Ethnic Groups, Ethnicity, Minority Groups, United States History
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Baywood Publishing Corp., Farmingdale, NY.