Gibb, James G., and Julia A. King. "Gender, Activity Areas, and Homelots in the 17th-Century Chesapeake Region." Historical Archaeology 25 (1991): 109-131.
Annotation / Notes: Using archaeological records and spatial analysis from three Southern Maryland tobacco plantation sites, the authors provide an ethnographic look at life for seventeenth-century Maryland colonists in terms of gender and class roles. The article provides a brief overview of the economics of the Chesapeake region, the structure of living arrangements, and the gendered nature of tasks. The evidence suggests how gendered and class-based activities contributed to both household production and accrued wealth. The authors conclude that comparisons between the three sites provide the basis for understanding how household wealth was a direct corollary of the ability to secure a large work force and to develop a high degree of specialization.
Williams, Ernest H., Jr., and Michael J. Dowagiallo. "First Evidence of a Prehistoric Fossil-for-Fossil Trade: Platystrophia ponderosa (Brachiopoda: Platystrophiidae) at Scientists' Cliffs, Maryland." Maryland Archeology, 50 (May 2014): 8-9.
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