The Archaeology of Ethnogenesis

The Archaeology of Ethnogenesis

Race and Sexuality in Colonial San Francisco

eBook - 2008
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This innovative work of historical archaeology illuminates the genesis of the Californios, a community of military settlers who forged a new identity on the northwest edge of Spanish North America. Since 1993, Barbara L. Voss has conducted archaeological excavations at the Presidio of San Francisco, founded by Spain during its colonization of California's central coast. Her research at the Presidio forms the basis for this rich study of cultural identity formation, or ethnogenesis, among the diverse peoples who came from widespread colonized populations to serve at the Presidio. Through a clos.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2008
ISBN: 9781281385468
Characteristics: data file,rda
1 online resource (xix, 400 pages) : illustrations, maps


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