Douglas C McVarish's American Industrial Archaeology: A Field Guide PDF

By Douglas C McVarish

This accomplished consultant offers the reader with easy details of the most typical sorts of constructions, websites, and items encountered in commercial archaeology. those contain bridges, railroads, roads, waterways, various kinds of creation and extraction factories, water and tool producing amenities, and others. each one chapters includes a short advent to the know-how or beneficial properties of every category of deploy, illustrations with features that aid opting for very important parts of the sort, and a word list of universal phrases. chapters supply precious tips on discovering commercial homes and landscapes. for college kids, avocational archaeologists, and cultural source administration surveys, this quantity can be a necessary reference.

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