Ceramics as Indicators of Status and Class in Eighteenth-Century New York

  • Sherene Baugher
  • Robert W. Venables

Abstract

This chapter analyzes three major factors which affected eighteenth-century archaeological ceramic assemblages in New York. Seven sites were studied. Four are rural. Three are in lower Manhattan, the location of colonial New York City and the colony’s major port. The following were considered:
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    Market access

     
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    Socioeconomic status

     
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    The specific historic events which occurred at each site

     

Keywords

Market Access Rural Site Trade Network Documentary Record American Revolution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sherene Baugher
    • 1
  • Robert W. Venables
    • 2
  1. 1.New York City Landmarks Preservation CommissionNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.American Indian Community HouseNew YorkUSA

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