This book is the outcome of the first joint conference of the two country's foremost societies devoted to the archaeological study of the early-modern and modern worlds. It discusses the progress of industrialization and its impact upon modern society.
Table of Contents
The Archaeology of Industrialization: Introduction Approaches to the Archaeology of Industrialization 1. The Dialectic of Past-Present Relations 2. Archaeological Science as an Aid to the Study of Post-Medieval Industrialization Industry in the Rural Landscape 3. Industrial Rural Settlements: Genesis, Character and Context 1550 – 1900 4. Landscape, Economy and Identity: A Study in the Archaeology of Industrialization 5. Industrialization in the Countryside: The Roles of the Lord, Freeholder and Tenant in the Manchester Area, 1600-1900 6. Water Power in the Landscape: The Rivers of the Sheffield Area 7. Woodland, Industry and Common Rights — a Conflict of Interest Landscapes of Mining 8. The Mining Landscape of Cosgarne Common, Gwennap, Cornwall 9. From Pick to Powder — Phases of Change in a North Pennine Landscape 10. Metal Mining and Vegetational History of the Upper Rookhope Valley, Weardale, Northern Pennines Settlement and the Urbanlandscape 11. Social Archaeology: A Possible Methodology of the Study of Workers’ Settlements based on the 18th- and 19th-Century Copper Industry of Swansea 12. The Atlantic World and Industrialization: Contexts for the Structures of Everyday Life in Early Modern Bristol 13. Urban Industrial Landscapes: Problems of Perception and Protection Artefacts and Industry 14. Pathways of Change: Towards a Long-Term Analysis of the Ceramic Industry 15. The Industrialization of the Staffordshire Potteries Material Culture and Social Change 16. Rural Burial and Remembrance: Changing Landscapes of Commemoration 17. Tor Their Own Convenience’: The Archaeology of 19th-Century Pub Tokens 18. Goods and Stores for the Workers: The Shaping of Mass Retailing in Late 19th-Century Ghent The Influence of the Paston the Present 19. Recording People and Processes at Large Industrial Structures 20. Industrial Buildings and their Evaluation 21. Snail and Snail Shell: Industrial Heritage and the Reconstruction of a Lost World Conclusion 22. The Archaeology of Industrialization — New Directions