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Description - The Familiar Past by Sarah Tarlow

This volume surveys material culture from 1500 to the present day. Fourteen case studies, grouped under related topics, include discussion of issues such as: the origins of modernity in urban contexts; the historical anthropology of food; the social and spatial construction of country houses; the social history of a workhouse site; changes in memorial forms and inscriptions; and the archaeological treatment of gardens.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415188067
ISBN-10: 0415188067
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 17-Dec-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Sarah Tarlow

Sarah Tarlow is Lecturer in Archaeology at the University of Wales, Lampeter. Susie West is the Managing Editor of East Anglian Archaeology at the University of East Anglia.