Social Approaches to an Industrial Past: The Archaeology and Anthropology of Mining


Social Approaches to an Industrial Past addresses the social issues of mining communities in research spanning a period of 4,500 years. The volume considers themes which are relatively new to archaeology:* the social context of production* gender* power and labour exploitation* imperialism and colonialism* production and technology.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • A. Bernard Knapp
  • Peter Bell
  • Susan Lawrence
  • Alexy Simmons
  • Donald L. Hardesty
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 1998