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Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

History of Art, Architecture, and Archaeology

1996

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"The Road To Ruins And Restoration": Roland W Robbins And The Professionalization Of Historical Archaeology, Donald Walter Linebaugh Jan 1996

"The Road To Ruins And Restoration": Roland W Robbins And The Professionalization Of Historical Archaeology, Donald Walter Linebaugh

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Roland W. Robbins helped to pioneer the profession of historical archaeology. as the discipline professionalized, he found himself increasingly excluded. This study analyzes Robbins's career within the context of the disciplines of archaeology and historic preservation and considers the professionalization process, current cultural resource management practice, the value of early data, and the importance of public archaeology.;The study also explores archaeology as Robbins's solution to his long personal crisis of vocation. He reacted to his coming of age during the Depression by searching for personal foundations and also responded to larger cultural needs, including a quest for ...


Facing Philadelphia: The Social Functions Of Silhouettes, Miniatures, And Daguerreotypes, 1760-1860, Anne Ayer Verplanck Jan 1996

Facing Philadelphia: The Social Functions Of Silhouettes, Miniatures, And Daguerreotypes, 1760-1860, Anne Ayer Verplanck

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In 1807, Charles Fraser lauded fellow miniature artist Edward Greene Malbone's ability to produce "such striking resemblances, that they will never fail to perpetuate the tenderness of friendship, to divert the cares of absence, and to aid affection in dwelling on those features and that image which death has forever wrested from it." The explanations traditionally given for the commissioning of portraits--the perpetuation of family or institutional memory--correspond with Fraser's comments. Yet these explanations rarely incorporate the social context: the communities in which images were produced and the individual, familial, or group meanings of portraits.;"Facing Philadelphia: The ...


The John Page House Site: A N Example Of The Increase In Domestic Brick Architecture In Seventeenth-Century Tidewater Virginia, Dwayne Webster Pickett Jan 1996

The John Page House Site: A N Example Of The Increase In Domestic Brick Architecture In Seventeenth-Century Tidewater Virginia, Dwayne Webster Pickett

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No abstract provided.


Exploring Current Approaches To Status Variability In The Seventeenth Century Chesapeake, Pegeen Amy Mclaughlin Jan 1996

Exploring Current Approaches To Status Variability In The Seventeenth Century Chesapeake, Pegeen Amy Mclaughlin

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No abstract provided.


An Archaeological Assessment Of St Eustatius, Netherlands Antilles, John Arnold Eastman Jan 1996

An Archaeological Assessment Of St Eustatius, Netherlands Antilles, John Arnold Eastman

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No abstract provided.


Fort Hill: A Representative Of The Structural And Social Hierarchy And Harmony Of Greek Revival Architecture, Beth Ann Spiryson Mcpherson Jan 1996

Fort Hill: A Representative Of The Structural And Social Hierarchy And Harmony Of Greek Revival Architecture, Beth Ann Spiryson Mcpherson

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No abstract provided.


Archaeology Goes To School: A Cooperative Approach To Teaching History Through Archaeology, Paul David Schuster Jan 1996

Archaeology Goes To School: A Cooperative Approach To Teaching History Through Archaeology, Paul David Schuster

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No abstract provided.