Good Taste, Fashion, Luxury

A Genteel Melbourne Family and Their Rubbish

Sarah Hayes

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Format: paperback
112 pages
ISBN: 9781743324172
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.30722/sup.9781743324172
Publication: 08 Sep 2014
Series: Studies in Australasian Historical Archaeology
Publisher: Sydney University Press

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This colonial archaeological study examines the artefacts recovered from the estate of an early, middle-class immigrant family to Melbourne.

Sarah Hayes is a historical archaeologist who researches quality of life and social mobility in 19th-century Victoria through the lives, homes and rubbish of everyday people. She works within the Heritage and Indigeneity stream of the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation.

List of figures
List of tables
Abbreviations
Acknowledgements

1. Introduction
2. Early Melbourne and Viewbank homestead
3. People at Viewbank homestead
4. The archaeology of Viewbank homestead
5. Artefact analysis
6. Acquisition of goods
7. Daily life at Viewbank homestead
8. Negotiating class

Appendix 1: function key words
Appendix 2: date ranges and occupation phases
Appendix 3: summary of activity and function groupings for artefacts recovered from the
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Bibliography
Index

Format: paperback
Size: 297 × 210 × 6 mm
112 pages
24 b&w illustrations, 29 b&w tables, and 6 colour illustrations
Copyright: © 2014
ISBN: 9781743324172
Publication: 08 Sep 2014
Series: Studies in Australasian Historical Archaeology