Journals Higher Education



Published: 13 April 2010

232 Pages | 80 Illustrations, black & white

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719081989

Bookseller Code (06)


The Alderley Sandhills Project

An archaeology of community life in (post-) industrial England

Eleanor Conlin Casella and Sarah K. Croucher

Published by Manchester University Press

  • First book-length archaeology of a 17th through 20th century household site in Great BritainProject was funded by English Heritage as a pilot study of the impact of industrialization, de-industrialization, and modern consumption on the material lives of workers in the North-West of EnglandOrganised around a series of thematic chapters, the book emphasises the social nature of household archaeology, drawing the reader from excavated objects into domestic spaces, historic events, and family memories