New PDF release: American Industrial Archaeology: A Field Guide

By Douglas C McVarish

This accomplished consultant offers the reader with uncomplicated details of the commonest sorts of constructions, websites, and items encountered in business archaeology. those comprise bridges, railroads, roads, waterways, various kinds of construction and extraction factories, water and gear producing amenities, and others. every one chapters encompasses a short creation to the know-how or positive aspects of every classification of deploy, illustrations with features that aid selecting very important components of the kind, and a word list of universal phrases. chapters provide worthwhile advice on learning commercial homes and landscapes. for college kids, avocational archaeologists, and cultural source administration surveys, this quantity might be a vital reference.

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