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Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

2010

History of Art, Architecture, and Archaeology

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Flying Under The Radar With The Royal Chicano Air Force: The Ongoing Politics Of Space And Ethnic Identity, Ella Maria Diaz Jan 2010

Flying Under The Radar With The Royal Chicano Air Force: The Ongoing Politics Of Space And Ethnic Identity, Ella Maria Diaz

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This dissertation explores the Royal Chicano Air Force (RCAF), a Chicano/a arts collective that produced numerous murals in Sacramento, CA, for over forty years. Grounded in Mexican and US aesthetic traditions, their murals reflect cultural hybridity and re-imagine US history through a Chicano/a perspective. Many of their works were and are located in Sacramento's Chicano/a barrios, while others occupy interethnic, public space in the vicinity of the State Capitol. By encoding hidden Chicano/a iconographies within each mural, the RCAF offers what scholar Alicia Gaspar de Alba calls "alter-Native" narratives of American history because they posit ...


The Alan Lomax Photographs And The Music Of Williamsburg (1959-1960), Peggy Finley Aarlien Jan 2010

The Alan Lomax Photographs And The Music Of Williamsburg (1959-1960), Peggy Finley Aarlien

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No abstract provided.


A Desire For Fired Clay From Far Away: Analysis Of Ceramics From A Seventeenth-Century Domestic Site In Bridgetown, Barbados, Anne M. Gibson Jan 2010

A Desire For Fired Clay From Far Away: Analysis Of Ceramics From A Seventeenth-Century Domestic Site In Bridgetown, Barbados, Anne M. Gibson

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No abstract provided.


Federal Recognition Politics And Collaborative Archaeologists: The Need For A Cultural Consensus, Alexandra Grace Martin Jan 2010

Federal Recognition Politics And Collaborative Archaeologists: The Need For A Cultural Consensus, Alexandra Grace Martin

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No abstract provided.


Heavy Metal Archaeology: A N Examination Of Lead's Significance For The Interpretation Of Archaeological Bone, Peter Andrew Regan Jan 2010

Heavy Metal Archaeology: A N Examination Of Lead's Significance For The Interpretation Of Archaeological Bone, Peter Andrew Regan

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No abstract provided.