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Ceramic Production in Early Hispanic California: Craft, Economy, and Trade on the Frontier of New Spain

Russell K. Skowronek, M. James Blackman, and Ronald L. Bishop


This volume contains a wealth of new information on the production, supply, and exchange of pottery in Alta California, which will be useful for years to come. Using the framework of World Systems Theory and Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis, the authors have demonstrated the widespread production of both plain and glazed ceramics in Spanish California and the supply of other ceramic tablewares from Mexico. When situated with the other contributions to this book, the nuanced story of ceramics, the people who made them, and the nuclear and other scientists who studied them reveals a soph ... More

Keywords: Spanish California, Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis, World Systems Theory

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780813049816
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2015 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813049816.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Russell K. Skowronek, author
University of Texas Pan American

M. James Blackman, author

Ronald L. Bishop, author

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