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‘A Fruit of the Art of Fire’: The Glass Industry in Britain  

Ian Miller

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Apr 2022
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Apr 2022
This chapter aims to provide an overview of glass manufacture in Britain, with a focus on its transition from craft-working status in the sixteenth century to the industrial mass production ... More

Archaeological Views of Caribbean Seafaring  

Richard T. Callaghan

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Mar 2013
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Jun 2013
This article examines the geographical setting and the effects of past sea levels, the present and past marine climate, and watercraft that may have been used in the Caribbean region. It ... More

An Archaeology of Nuclear Power: Monuments of the Atomic Age  

Vicki Cummings and David Robinson

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Apr 2022
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Apr 2022
This chapter details an archaeological approach to sites in the nuclear industry. Set against a background of a consideration of Cold War sites more generally, the chapter suggests that ... More

The Archaeology of the British Coal Industry  

Marilyn Palmer and Michael Nevell

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Apr 2022
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Apr 2022
This chapter concentrates on the archaeology of the coal industry within Britain, with a focus on extraction, processing, and transport, while placing the eighteenth-, nineteenth-, and ... More

The Archaeology of the Iron and Steel Industries in Britain  

Michael Nevell

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Apr 2022
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Apr 2022
This chapter deals with the physical remains of the iron and steel industry in Britain. The focus is on extraction and processing rather than the products. The archaeological evidence spans ... More

Arsacid, Elymaean, and Persid Coinage  

Khodadad Rezakhani

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Jun 2013
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Oct 2013
This chapter surveys the coinage issued by Arsacid, Elymaean, and fratarakā rulers. The mints and denominations are described and the use of Greek in coin legends is discussed. The ... More

Australian Colonial Land Settlement  

Sean Winter and Alistair Paterson

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Apr 2022
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Apr 2022
Australia is the only continent besides Antarctica where the European settlement occurred only within the industrial era. Industrial archaeology is potentially an ideal discipline from ... More

Australian Maritime Archaeology  

Mark Staniforth

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Dec 2013
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Sep 2012
Australia is quintessentially a maritime nation where sea travel and transportation have been vitally important. Despite being an island, Australia hasd never completely felt isolated, and ... More

Bars, Public Houses, and Saloons  

Andrew Davison

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Apr 2022
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Apr 2022
Establishments selling alcohol for consumption on the premises were a feature of industrialized societies. Their origins lay in the European alehouse and tavern, but colonization and ... More

British Car Factories since 1896: An Industrial Archaeology Site Type Survey Case Study  

Paul Collins

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Apr 2022
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Apr 2022
This chapter deals with the technology and buildings of the car industry as a case study of the problems and rewards of researching a twentieth-century industry. It reviews the research ... More

Butte and Anaconda, Montana: Industrial Waste as Industrial Heritage  

Fredric L. Quivik

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Apr 2022
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Apr 2022
Industrial waste has several meanings on the landscape. Waste deposits and the infrastructure developed to manage them are part of the cultural landscape and are recognized by cultural ... More

Canals and Inland Waterways  

Hanna Steyne and Nigel Crowe

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Apr 2022
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Apr 2022
The development of the network of navigable inland waterways and canals in Britain was a fundamental step in the growth and spread of industrialization in Britain. These waterways played an ... More

A Celebration of Growth, Independence, and Worth: Symbolism and Functionality in Swimming Pools for Developing Industrial Communities  

Gordon S. Marino

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Apr 2022
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Apr 2022
Drawing on a wealth of archaeological evidence, this chapter seeks to explore the development of urban expansion and civic pride through the emergence of differing designs of swimming ... More

Ceramic Production  

Eleanor Conlin Casella

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Apr 2022
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Apr 2022
Representing the largest class of artefacts recovered from post-medieval and historic sites, ceramics play a central role in the archaeology of industrialized societies. This chapter ... More

Ceramics and Pottery: The Enduring Appeal of the Willow Pattern Print  

Nigel Jeffries

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Apr 2022
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Apr 2022
Among the most familiar archaeological material signatures of the late eighteenth- and nineteenth-century world is British-made pottery decorated with the ubiquitous Willow Pattern transfer ... More

Churches and Chapels  

Angela Connelly

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Apr 2022
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Apr 2022
Churches and chapels form an indelible mark on the landscapes of Britain’s industrial cities. They were built in huge numbers by the major Christian denominations in order to compete with ... More

The Cold War: Archaeologies of Protest and Opposition  

John Schofield

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Apr 2022
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Apr 2022
The Cold War (1946–1989) in the developed Western world) is represented by a diverse range of architectural and archaeological traces, some of which are monumental in scale and in their ... More

Commodities and Consumption  

Penny Crook

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Apr 2022
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Apr 2022
This chapter reviews the importance of commodities and consumption to archaeologies of the modern industrialized world. After centuries of New World exploration saw exotic luxuries ... More

Conclusion: Industrial Archaeology: Past, Present, and Future  

Marilyn Palmer

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Apr 2022
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Apr 2022
Following a review of the early origins of the discipline on industrial archaeology in the UK, this chapter seeks to explore the ways in which it has developed over the last seventy years. ... More

Defining a Ship: Architecture, Function, and Human Space  

Patrice Pomey

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Dec 2013
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Sep 2012
This article is an introduction to the concept of maritime archaeology. In the field of archaeology, the study of a shipwreck endeavors to reconstitute the original ship. Thus, nautical ... More

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