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Title Eldorado! : the archaeology of gold mining in the far North / edited by Catherine Holder Spude ... [et al.]
Imprint Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press ; [Rockville, Md.] : Society for Historical Archaeology, c2011
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  F1095.K5 E37 2011    AVAILABLE    30530001234061
Descript xv, 357 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Series Historical archaeology of the American West
Historical archaeology of the American West
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Pt. 1. Rediscovering Eldorado : an introduction to this volume / Catherine Holder Spude and Robin O. Mills -- An overview history of the Alaska-Yukon gold rushes, 1880-1918 / Robert L. Spude -- Theoretical perspectives on the frontier mining pattern / Donald L. Hardesty -- A proposed model for a placer gold mining settlement system / Robin O. Mills -- Predicting social and economic function at residential and commercial site types in the far North, 1880-1920 / Catherine Holder Spude -- New perspectives from the North : comparative opportunities and challenges in an archaeology of Eldorado / Margaret Purser -- Pt. 2. Intermediate coastal transfer and supply settlements : supplying the Upper Yukon through Skagway and Dyea / Robin O. Mills and Catherine Holder Spude -- Already here and rich : a brief ethnohistory of Upper Lynn Canal / Thomas F. Thornton -- Tobacco pipes, medicinals, and decorated dishes : the archaeology of gender and economic class in households from Skagway, alaska / Doreen C. Cooper and Catherine Holder Spude -- Faunal remains in Skagway : gold rush to working class / David R. Huelsbeck -- Pt. 3. Getting around the landscape: links in the interior transportation system / Robin O. Mills and Catherine Holder Spude -- An overview of Chilkoot Trail archaeology / Eve Griffin and Karl Gurcke -- Canyon City : the archaeology of a company town on the transportation network to the Klondike / T.J. Hammer -- Pt. 4. Central and secondary distribution settlements : supplying the mining districts / Robin O. Mills and Catherine Holder Spude -- Explaining variability in northern gold mining saloons / Catherine Holder Spude, Robert M. Weaver, and Tim A. Kardatzke -- Living at the edge of a boomtown : transient life in Dawson City during the Klondike gold rush / Michael Brand -- Boom through bust and beyond : changing settlement system functions at coldfoot, a placer mining town in Alaska / Robin O. Mills -- Alder smoke and shoe nails : life in an early-20th-century mining camp / Howard L. Smith, Robin O. Mills, and Catherine Holder Spude -- Pt. 5. Extracting the wealth : sites on the gold creeks / Robin O. Mills and Catherine Holder Spude -- Living the solitary life : placer mining camps in Alaska, 1900-1950 / Becky M. Saleeby -- Alaska natives in the gold rush : a look at Valdez Creek in the early- to mid-20th century / Robert E. King -- Cabin comforts : the archaeology of bachelor cabins on Fish Creek, Alaska / Andrew S. Higgs and Robert A. Sattler
Subject Klondike River Valley (Yukon) -- Antiquities
Klondike River Valley (Yukon) -- Gold discoveries
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Yukon -- Klondike River Valley
Gold mines and mining -- Yukon -- Klondike River Valley -- History
Alt Author Spude, Catherine Holder
Society for Historical Archaeology
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