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Shovel Ready : Archaeology and Roosevelt's New Deal for America

By: Means, Bernard K.
Contributor(s): Cordell, John L | Doershuk, John F | Dye, David H | Hammerstedt, Scott W | Johnson, Janet R | Kiernan, Kevin | Lattanzi, Gregory D | Livingood, Patrick | Lunn, Anna R | Means, Bernard K | Nash, Stephen E | Regnier, Amanda L | Schroeder, Sissel | Wettstaed, James R.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, 2013Description: 1 online resource (330 p.).ISBN: 9780817386252.Subject(s): Archaeology -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Archaeology and state -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Historic preservation -- United States -- History -- 20th century | New Deal, 1933-1939 | United States. Civilian Conservation Corp | United States. Work Projects AdministrationGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Shovel Ready : Archaeology and Roosevelt's New Deal for AmericaDDC classification: 930.1 LOC classification: CC101.U6 | M436 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction: "Alphabet Soup" and American Archaeology - Bernard K. Means; Part I. Middle Atlantic States; 1. The First Stimulus Package: The WPA and the New Jersey Indian Site Survey - Gregory D. Lattanzi; 2. Historical Archaeology's "New Deal" in Pennsylvania - Janet R. Johnson; 3. Archaeologist #.00000000000000000: Edgar E. Augustine and New Deal Excavations in Somerset County, Pennsylvania - Bernard K. Means; Part II. Midwestern States; 4. The Great Depression Begets a Great Expansion: Field Museum Anthropology, 1929-1941 - Stephen E. Nash
5. Project 1047: New Deal Archaeology in Iowa - John F. Doershuk and John L. Cordell6. The Last of WPA Archaeology in Oklahoma: The Clement and McDonald Sites - Amanda L. Regnier, Patrick C. Livingood, and Scott W. Hammerstedt; Part III. Southeastern States; 7. Trouble in the Glen: The Battle over Kentucky Lake Archaeology - David H. Dye; 8. WPA Archaeology at the Slayden Site, Humphreys County, Tennessee - Anna R. Lunn; 9. Culture, Time, and Practice: The Shifting Interpretive Potential of New Deal-Era Collections - Sissel Schroeder
10. New Deal Archaeology in West-Central Kentucky: Excavations at Annis Village - Scott W. Hammerstedt11. Preston Holder's WPA Excavations in Glynn and Chatham Counties, Georgia, 1936-1938 - Kevin Kiernan; 12. The Resettlement Administration and the Historical Archaeology of the Georgia Piedmont - James R. Wettstaed; Conclusion: Shovels at the Ready: Work Relief and American Archaeology-Today and Tomorrow - Bernard K. Means; References; Contributors; Index
Summary: Shovel Ready provides a comprehensive lens through which to view the New Deal period, a fascinating and prolific time in American archaeology.   In this collection of diverse essays united by a common theme, Bernard K. Means and his contributors deliver a valuable research tool for practicing archaeologists and historians of archaeology, as well as New Deal scholars in general.   To rescue Americans from economic misery and the depths of despair during the Great Depression, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt created several New De
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Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction: "Alphabet Soup" and American Archaeology - Bernard K. Means; Part I. Middle Atlantic States; 1. The First Stimulus Package: The WPA and the New Jersey Indian Site Survey - Gregory D. Lattanzi; 2. Historical Archaeology's "New Deal" in Pennsylvania - Janet R. Johnson; 3. Archaeologist #.00000000000000000: Edgar E. Augustine and New Deal Excavations in Somerset County, Pennsylvania - Bernard K. Means; Part II. Midwestern States; 4. The Great Depression Begets a Great Expansion: Field Museum Anthropology, 1929-1941 - Stephen E. Nash

5. Project 1047: New Deal Archaeology in Iowa - John F. Doershuk and John L. Cordell6. The Last of WPA Archaeology in Oklahoma: The Clement and McDonald Sites - Amanda L. Regnier, Patrick C. Livingood, and Scott W. Hammerstedt; Part III. Southeastern States; 7. Trouble in the Glen: The Battle over Kentucky Lake Archaeology - David H. Dye; 8. WPA Archaeology at the Slayden Site, Humphreys County, Tennessee - Anna R. Lunn; 9. Culture, Time, and Practice: The Shifting Interpretive Potential of New Deal-Era Collections - Sissel Schroeder

10. New Deal Archaeology in West-Central Kentucky: Excavations at Annis Village - Scott W. Hammerstedt11. Preston Holder's WPA Excavations in Glynn and Chatham Counties, Georgia, 1936-1938 - Kevin Kiernan; 12. The Resettlement Administration and the Historical Archaeology of the Georgia Piedmont - James R. Wettstaed; Conclusion: Shovels at the Ready: Work Relief and American Archaeology-Today and Tomorrow - Bernard K. Means; References; Contributors; Index

Shovel Ready provides a comprehensive lens through which to view the New Deal period, a fascinating and prolific time in American archaeology.   In this collection of diverse essays united by a common theme, Bernard K. Means and his contributors deliver a valuable research tool for practicing archaeologists and historians of archaeology, as well as New Deal scholars in general.   To rescue Americans from economic misery and the depths of despair during the Great Depression, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt created several New De

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Bernard K. Means teaches anthropology and is the author of Circular Villages of the Monongahela Tradition .

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