This book documents the treatment of enslaved people at L’Hermitage Plantation in Maryland from 1794 to 1827, showing how the plantation owners’ strategies to maintain power and control can be seen in the spatial landscapes of the site.
Cultural Heritage StudiesEdited by Katherine Hayes
Books include important theoretical contributions and descriptions of significant cultural resources. Scholarship addresses questions related to culture and describes how local and national communities develop and value the past. The series includes works in public archaeology, heritage tourism, museum studies, vernacular architecture, history, American studies, and material cultural studies.
University of Minnesota
There are 27 books in this series.
Please note that while you may order forthcoming books at any time, they will not be available for shipment until shortly before publication date
This volume examines cultural heritage work within the context of both democratic institutions and democratic practices, highlighting how democratic politics and cultural heritage shape, impact, and depend upon one another.
This volume presents approaches to the archaeology of war that move beyond the forensic analysis of battlefields, fortifications, and other sites of conflict to consider the historical memory, commemoration, and social experience of war.
This is the first volume to explore the understudied side of baseball—how its heritage is understood, interpreted, commodified, and performed for various purposes today, ultimately showing how the performance of baseball heritage can reflect the culture and heritage of a nation.
Negotiating Heritage through Education and Archaeology: Colonialism, National Identity, and Resistance in Belize
Combining years of ethnographic research with British imperial archival sources, this book reveals how cultural heritage has been negotiated by colonial, independent state, and community actors in Belize from the late nineteenth century to the present.
Focusing on three communities in the Americas, this book layers archaeological research with oral narratives and social memories, demonstrating a way of reconciling the tension between Western scientific and local Indigenous approaches to history.
Based on ten years of collaborative, community-based research, this book examines the history of race and racism in a mixed-heritage Native American and African American community on Long Island’s North Shore, demonstrating how archaeology can be an activist voice for a vulnerable population’s civil rights.
Pedagogy and Practice in Heritage Studies presents teaching strategies for helping students think critically about the meanings of the past today. In these case studies, experienced teachers discuss ways to integrate heritage studies values into archaeology curricula, illustrating how the fields enrich each other.
History and Approaches to Heritage Studies explores the historical development of cultural heritage theory and practice, as well as current issues in the field. It brings together archaeologists who are deeply engaged with a range of stakeholders in heritage management and training.
Exploring museums and cultural centers in New England that hold important meanings for Native American communities today, this illuminating book offers a much-needed critique of the collaborative work being done to preserve and promote the cultural heritage of the region.