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The Long Shore: Archaeologies and Social Histories of Californias Maritime Cultural Landscapes

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The Long Shore

Archaeologies and Social Histories of Californias Maritime Cultural Landscapes

Edited by Marco Meniketti

230 pages, 32 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-80073-865-2 $135.00/£99.00 / Hb / Not Yet Published (February 2023)

eISBN 978-1-80073-866-9 eBook Not Yet Published


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“This is a volume that is long overdue, and that pulls together an amazingly diverse and complex body of research that scholars across a variety of different disciplines and research areas will want to access.” • Margaret Purser, Sonoma State University

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The archaeology of maritime cultural landscapes offers insights into cultural traditions, social transitions, and cultural relationships that reach beyond the narrow confines of waterfronts and beach strands and helps construct meaningful social histories. The long shore of California is not limited to the land that borders the Pacific Ocean, but includes the navigable waters that reach inland, the off-shore islands, and the riverways flow to the sea. Authors investigate the multifaceted character of maritime landscapes and maritime oriented communities in California’s equally diverse cultural landscape; viewed through an archaeological lens, and emphasizing social behavior and community as material culture in order to reveal intersections and commonalities.

Marco Meniketti is a Professor and senior archaeologist at San Jose State University in California. He has received the Vogel Prize from the Society for Industrial Archeology and the SJSU College of Social Science award for Excellence in Teaching and is the 2020 recipient of the Austen D. Warburton Award of Merit by the College of Social Science at San Jose State University. From 2017–20 he served as Chair of the Advisory Council on Underwater Archaeology.

Subject: ArchaeologyHistory (General)Anthropology (General)
Area: North America


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