The archaeology of wealth : consumer behavior in English America / James G. Gibb

Author(s): Gibb, James G
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Subjects: Consumer behavior--United States--History--17th century
Consumption (Economics)--Social aspects--United States--History--17th century
Wealth--United States--History--17th century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Plenum Press, c1996
Series: Interdisciplinary contributions to archaeology
LC Classification: H, HF
Physical Description: xvi, 283 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Ch. 1. Introduction 1
Ch. 2. Consumer Behavior Theory in Historical Archaeology 7
Ch. 3. Modeling the Consumer Behavior of the Colonists 33
Ch. 4. Wealth, Property, Land, and Labor 47
Ch. 5. Maryland in the Seventeenth Century 75
Ch. 6. Land and Settlement Patterning in the Pursuit of Wealth 93
Ch. 7. Environment and History of William Stephens Land 121
Ch. 8. Compton, 1650s-1660s 137
Ch. 9. Patuxent Point, 1660s-1670s 171
Ch. 10. Material Variability along the Shores of the Chesapeake 211
Ch. 11. Consumer Behavior in Seventeenth-Century English America 237
References 253
Index 279
Notes: LCCN: 96007999
ISBN: 0306452332
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-278) and index
OCLC Number: 34547244
ISBN/ISSN: 0306452332