Historical Archaeology of the Chesapeake, edited by Paul A. Shackel and Barbara J. Little. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington. 1994

James A. Delle
1996 Bulletin of the History of Archaeology  
The scientist cohorts by decade also fo cuses upon the hard sciences, although three men are singled out from archaeology F. W. Putnam, N. H. Winchell, and T. M. Prodden -a peculiar sample of American archae ologists indeed! The research guide provides a brief introduction to reference and other resources on the history of American science. A section on electronic re sources carri es the proviso that this area is fast changing. The bibliography is fairly short (30 pp.) but provides a good list
more » ... ovides a good list of essential resources. The'index lists all scientists, journals, institutions, and proj ects mentioned in the frr st two sections of the book. This volume is a good resource for those historians of American archaeology wanting to place their subject into context in broader American science. Although it may be a bit too specialized to recommend for per sonal bookshelves, it is definitely a book that should be �vailable in your local reference library for consul tation.
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