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Plough Deep While Sluggards Sleep; And You Shall Have Corn To Sell And To Keep: An Analysis Of Plow Ownership In Eighteenth Century York County Virginia, Zachary John Waske Jan 2013

Plough Deep While Sluggards Sleep; And You Shall Have Corn To Sell And To Keep: An Analysis Of Plow Ownership In Eighteenth Century York County Virginia, Zachary John Waske

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Derogatory To The Rights Of Free-Born Subjects: Racialization And The Identity Of The Williamsburg Area's Free Black Population From 1723-1830, Rebecca Anne Schumann Jan 2013

Derogatory To The Rights Of Free-Born Subjects: Racialization And The Identity Of The Williamsburg Area's Free Black Population From 1723-1830, Rebecca Anne Schumann

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Rogue Fishermen: Codfish, Atlantic Items, And The Isles Of Shoals, Megan Victor Jan 2012

Rogue Fishermen: Codfish, Atlantic Items, And The Isles Of Shoals, Megan Victor

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Booze At The Brothel: Alcohol-Related Artifacts And Their Use In Performance At The 27/29 Endicott Street Brothel, Amanda B. Johnson Jan 2012

Booze At The Brothel: Alcohol-Related Artifacts And Their Use In Performance At The 27/29 Endicott Street Brothel, Amanda B. Johnson

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Sexual Indiscretions In Virginia's Colonial Capital, Sarah Rebecca Schmidt Jan 2012

Sexual Indiscretions In Virginia's Colonial Capital, Sarah Rebecca Schmidt

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


"I Will Commence With My News": Elite Youth Culture And Communities Of Knowledge In Early Nineteenth Century Williamsburg, Holly Nicole Stevens Jan 2012

"I Will Commence With My News": Elite Youth Culture And Communities Of Knowledge In Early Nineteenth Century Williamsburg, Holly Nicole Stevens

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


"A Dress Of The Right Length To Die In": Mortuary And Memorial Practices Amongst Depression-Era Tenant Farmers Of The Piedmont South, Zoey Alderman-Tuttle Jan 2012

"A Dress Of The Right Length To Die In": Mortuary And Memorial Practices Amongst Depression-Era Tenant Farmers Of The Piedmont South, Zoey Alderman-Tuttle

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


To And From Places Beyond: Examining Low-Fired Coarse Earthenwares And Informal Trade Networks Among Enslaved Bermudians In The 18th And 19th Centuries, Sarah Helen Zimmet Jan 2012

To And From Places Beyond: Examining Low-Fired Coarse Earthenwares And Informal Trade Networks Among Enslaved Bermudians In The 18th And 19th Centuries, Sarah Helen Zimmet

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


I'M Really Just An American: The Archaeological Importance Of The Black Towns In The American West And Late-Nineteenth Century Constructions Of Blackness, Shea Aisha Winsett Jan 2012

I'M Really Just An American: The Archaeological Importance Of The Black Towns In The American West And Late-Nineteenth Century Constructions Of Blackness, Shea Aisha Winsett

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Transpacific Internments: Constructing "Little America" And Dismantling "Little Tokyo", Jack Edward Cohen Jan 2011

Transpacific Internments: Constructing "Little America" And Dismantling "Little Tokyo", Jack Edward Cohen

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Dietary Bioarchaeology: Late Woodland Subsistence Within The Coastal Plain Of Virginia, Berek J. Dore Jan 2011

Dietary Bioarchaeology: Late Woodland Subsistence Within The Coastal Plain Of Virginia, Berek J. Dore

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Buck-Horned Snakes And Possum Women: Non-White Folkore, Antebellum *Southern Literature, And Interracial Cultural Exchange, John Douglas Miller Jan 2010

Buck-Horned Snakes And Possum Women: Non-White Folkore, Antebellum *Southern Literature, And Interracial Cultural Exchange, John Douglas Miller

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

The antebellum American South was a site of continual human mobility and social fluidity. This cultivated a pattern of cultural exchange between black, indigenous, and white Southerners, especially in the Old Southwest, making the region a cultural borderland as well as a geographical one. This environment resulted in the creolization of many aspects of life in the region. to date, the literature of the Old South has yet to be studied in this context. This project traces the diffusion of African-American and Native American culture in white-authored Southern texts.;For instance, textual evidence in Old Southwestern Humor reveals a pattern ...


Heavy Metal Archaeology: A N Examination Of Lead's Significance For The Interpretation Of Archaeological Bone, Peter Andrew Regan Jan 2010

Heavy Metal Archaeology: A N Examination Of Lead's Significance For The Interpretation Of Archaeological Bone, Peter Andrew Regan

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Rituals Of The Re-Founded Bolivian State, Raquel Elizabeth Nava Cerball Jan 2010

Rituals Of The Re-Founded Bolivian State, Raquel Elizabeth Nava Cerball

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Anime In America, Disney In Japan: The Global Exchange Of Popular Media Visualized Through Disney's "Stitch", Nicolette Lucinda Pisha Jan 2010

Anime In America, Disney In Japan: The Global Exchange Of Popular Media Visualized Through Disney's "Stitch", Nicolette Lucinda Pisha

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Gaming Among Enslaved Africans In The Americas, And Its Uses In Navigating Social Interactions, Katrina Ann Christiano Jan 2010

Gaming Among Enslaved Africans In The Americas, And Its Uses In Navigating Social Interactions, Katrina Ann Christiano

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Through The Veil: Double Consiousness And Labor In Eighteenth And Nineteenth Century Southern New England, Frederick William Lumb Jan 2009

Through The Veil: Double Consiousness And Labor In Eighteenth And Nineteenth Century Southern New England, Frederick William Lumb

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Pamunkey Pottery And Cultural Persistence, Ashley Atkins Jan 2009

Pamunkey Pottery And Cultural Persistence, Ashley Atkins

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Propagating Status: Gentlemen Planters And Their Greenhouses In The Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake, Sarah Jane Chesney Jan 2009

Propagating Status: Gentlemen Planters And Their Greenhouses In The Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake, Sarah Jane Chesney

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Places Of Power: The Community And Regional Development Of Native Tidewater Palisades Post A.D 1200, Christopher J. Shephard Jan 2009

Places Of Power: The Community And Regional Development Of Native Tidewater Palisades Post A.D 1200, Christopher J. Shephard

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Afro-Barbadian Healthcare During The Emancipation Era, Kathleen Elizabeth Mocklin Jan 2009

Afro-Barbadian Healthcare During The Emancipation Era, Kathleen Elizabeth Mocklin

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


A Shop In The Back Street: Late Eighteenth Century Williamsburg Through The Ledgers Of Blacksmith James Anderson, Kathleen Marie Child Jan 2009

A Shop In The Back Street: Late Eighteenth Century Williamsburg Through The Ledgers Of Blacksmith James Anderson, Kathleen Marie Child

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


"The Coffee House (Where I Occasionally Sometimes Go)": Examining Diversity In The Urban Meat Diet Of Williamsburg In The Mid-Eighteenth Century, Kelsey J. Noack Jan 2009

"The Coffee House (Where I Occasionally Sometimes Go)": Examining Diversity In The Urban Meat Diet Of Williamsburg In The Mid-Eighteenth Century, Kelsey J. Noack

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Clay Landing: A Nineteenth Century Rural Community On The Florida Frontier, Jill Catherine Principe Jan 2008

Clay Landing: A Nineteenth Century Rural Community On The Florida Frontier, Jill Catherine Principe

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Breaking The Mold: Sugar Ceramics And The Political Economy Of 18th Century St Eustatius, Derek Robert Miller Jan 2008

Breaking The Mold: Sugar Ceramics And The Political Economy Of 18th Century St Eustatius, Derek Robert Miller

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Tuscarora Trails: Indian Migrations, War, And Constructions Of Colonial Frontiers, Stephen D. Feeley Jan 2007

Tuscarora Trails: Indian Migrations, War, And Constructions Of Colonial Frontiers, Stephen D. Feeley

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

Over a century before the Cherokees' Infamous "Trail of Tears," uprooted refugees already made up a majority among Indians in many regions of the American backcountry. Using the Tuscarora Indians as a case study, I take a new look at the role of refugee Indian groups in the construction of colonial frontiers and examine the ways that Indians thrown together from varying regional and cultural backgrounds wrestled with questions of collective identity. Although the Tuscaroras had once been eastern North Carolina's most influential Indian nation, after devastating military defeat, in the words of one contemporary, they "scattered as the ...


Wild Animals And Domesticated Landscapes: A Case Study Of Human-Animal Relationships In The Middle And Late Woodland Coastal Plain Of Virginia, Nadejda Levine Jan 2007

Wild Animals And Domesticated Landscapes: A Case Study Of Human-Animal Relationships In The Middle And Late Woodland Coastal Plain Of Virginia, Nadejda Levine

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Soil Chemistry Analysis As An Effective Cultural Resource Management Tool: A Magical Mystery Tour, Nathan David Lawrence Jan 2007

Soil Chemistry Analysis As An Effective Cultural Resource Management Tool: A Magical Mystery Tour, Nathan David Lawrence

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No abstract provided.


Cultural Legitimacy In Surry County, Virginia: The Edwards Family Of Chestnut Farms, Donald Lee Sadler Jan 2007

Cultural Legitimacy In Surry County, Virginia: The Edwards Family Of Chestnut Farms, Donald Lee Sadler

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Hospitality, Civility, And Sociability: Taking Tea In Colonial Barbados, Meredith Ashley Holaday Mahoney Jan 2007

Hospitality, Civility, And Sociability: Taking Tea In Colonial Barbados, Meredith Ashley Holaday Mahoney

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.