Digging in the City of Brotherly Love: Stories from Philadelphia Archaeology

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Beneath the modern city of Philadelphia lie countless clues to its history and the lives of residents long forgotten. This intriguing book explores eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Philadelphia through the findings of archaeological excavations, sharing with readers the excitement of digging into the past and reconstructing the lives of earlier inhabitants of the city. Urban archaeologist Rebecca Yamin describes the major excavations that have been undertaken since 1992 as part of the redevelopment of Independence ...

Digging in the City of Brotherly Love: Stories from Philadelphia Archaeology 2008, Yale University Press, New Haven

ISBN-13: 9780300100914

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