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Beneath the Ivory Tower: The Archaeology of Academia

Russell K. Skowronek and Kenneth E. Lewis


As a discipline, archaeology often provides amazing insights into the past. But it can also illuminate the present, especially when investigations are undertaken to better examine the history of institutions such as colleges and universities. This book offers a series of case studies to reveal the ways archaeology can offer a more objective view of changes and transformations that have taken place on college campuses in the United States. From the tennis courts of the College of William and Mary to the “iconic paths, lawns, and well-ordered brick buildings” of Harvard University, this volume a ... More

Keywords: United States, archaeology, colleges, universities, Notre Dame, College of William and Mary, Harvard University

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780813034225
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813034225.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Russell K. Skowronek, editor
University of Texas-Pan American

Kenneth E. Lewis, editor

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