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Archaeology, anthropology and women in museums

infrequently had to settle for the museum as a second best, rather than as their intended outcome. j  157 J W o me n an d Muse ums, 18 50–19 1 4 Women, fieldwork and museums: the social organisation of archaeology Women’s roles within archaeology and anthropology in the nineteenth century were not static, of course, but developed in response to the emerging disciplines themselves, as well as other sociocultural factors. Compared to natural history and science, any professionalisation drive was much less explicitly geared to defeminising the disciplines, but the distinct

in Women and Museums, 1850–1914

presents an overview of the site since the removal of the 1702 house, and particularly focuses upon the archaeological projects that have taken place during the last 150 years – namely that of Halliwell-Phillipps and Dig for Shakespeare. These projects, although separated in time, were conceived with the same intention: to investigate the site of New Place in order to reveal evidence of Shakespeare

in Finding Shakespeare’s New Place
Forensic and archaeological approaches to locating the remains of Holocaust victims

D. Ofer, ‘History, memory and identity: perceptions of the Holocaust in Israel’, in U. Rebhun and C. Waxman (eds), Jews in Israel: Contemporary Social and Cultural Patterns (Waltham, MA: Brandeis University Press, 2004), pp. 394–​417. 25 R. Bernbeck and S. Pollack, ‘Grabe, Wo Du Stehst!: an archaeology of perpetrators’, in Y. Hamilakis and P. Duke (eds), Archaeology and Capitalism: From Ethics to Politics (Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press, 2009), pp. 217–​31. 26 M. Schudrich, ‘Legal issues’, paper presented at the IHRA Killing Sites  –​Research and Remembrance

in Human remains in society
Tara, the M3 and the Celtic Tiger

3 In the way of development: Tara, the M3 and the Celtic Tiger Conor Newman Introduction The destruction of the past, or rather of the social mechanisms that link one’s contemporary experience to that of earlier generations, is one of the most ­characteristic and eerie phenomena of the late 20th century. (Hobsbawm, 1994:3) My wife and I were fortunate to attend the reception in Dublin Castle to celebrate the inauguration of Michael D. Higgins as President of Ireland. There we fell into conversation with an affable and impressive young man who, in reply to our

in Defining events
English county historical societies since the nineteenth century

identified over a thousand historical, archaeological and kindred societies in the United Kingdom.2 This figure does not include the 67 national societies and 54 societies covering more than one county also identified in the same survey. This was an increase in numbers from a previous survey, conducted by S. E. Harcup in 1965, that had listed around 800 such societies for the British Isles.3 The majority of those listed were local societies, specific to a town, county or region. Allowing for problems of comparability and definition, the impression is of an active and

in People, places and identities
An archaeological perspective on the use of recipe books

Books, 2007). 13 For an example which incorporates most of these, see J. Unwin, ‘Conspicuous consumption: how to organise a feast’, in J. Symonds (ed.), Table Settings: The Material Culture and Social Context of Dining, AD 1700–1900 (Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2010), pp. 41–51. 14 L. Weatherill, ‘A possession of one’s own: women and consumer behaviour in England, 1660–1740’, Journal of British Studies, 25:2 (1986), 131–56; P. Shackel, Personal Discipline and Material Culture: An Archaeology of Annapolis, Maryland, 1695–1870 (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1993

in Reading and writing recipe books, 1550–1800

and are consequently difficult to find in the archaeological record. Similarly, vegetables are grossly under-­ represented, especially as they should be harvested before they produce MUP_Klingelhofer_06_Ch5.indd 127 10/08/2010 12:04 128 Castles and Colonists seeds. They are usually visible only in waterlogged preservation conditions and require more specialized methods of recovery and analysis. The types of food eaten on sites like Kilcolman are usually known from documentary sources, which reveal social and cultural differences in diet. Fynes Moryson mentioned

in Castles and Colonists
Where and when does the violence end?

Hawai’i: dignity or debacle?’, University of Hawai’i Law Review, 22 (2000), 545–​68; K. S. Fine-​Dare, Grave Injustice: The American Indian Repatriation Movement and NAGPRA (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2002); J. Watkins, ‘Becoming American or becoming Indian? NAGPRA, Kennewick and cultural affiliation’, Journal of Social Archaeology, 4:1 (2004), 60–​80. 20 See www.worldarchaeologicalcongress.org/​about-​wac/​codes-​of-​ethics/​ 168-​vermillion (accessed 16 October 2014). 21 Zimmerman, ‘Made radical by my own’, pp.  60–​7; E. Williams and D. Johnston, ‘The

in Human remains in society
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The site of New Place from the prehistoric to the early medieval period

. (forthcoming). Nash’s House, Stratford-upon-Avon: Archaeological Excavations 2015 (Centre of Archaeology, University of Staffordshire). Mullin , D . ( 2011 –12). Prehistoric Pottery from New Place (unpublished). Mulville , J . ( 2008 ). ‘Foodways and Social Ecologies from the Middle Bronze Age

in Finding Shakespeare’s New Place

postcolonial theory and archaeological/historical research, I demonstrate not only the necessity for broadening our ideas on what constitutes resistance and for whom, but also the subsequent need to develop a newer model of the frontier – a model which moves away from the idea of frontiers as temporally and spatially circumscribed, to one which accounts for the invisibilities

in Colonial frontiers