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Mullins, Paul R. The Contradictions of Consumption: An Archaeology of African America and Consumer Culture, 1850-1930. Ph.D. diss., University of Massachusetts, 1996.
Mullins, Paul R. "Race and the Genteel Consumer: Class and African-American Consumption, 1850-1930." Historical Archaeology 33, no. 1 (1999): 22-38.
Blumgart, Pamela James, ed. At the Head of the Bay: A Cultural and Architectural History of Cecil County, Maryland. Elkton, MD: Cecil Historical Trust, 1996.
Annotation / Notes: This beautifully illustrated book presents a history of the development of the county along with a history of its architecture, including house forms, methods of construction, and outbuildings, along with brief write-ups on 700 historic sites.
Ackerman, Eric G. "Economic Means Index: A Measure of Social Status in the Chesapeake, 1690-1815." Historical Archaeology 25 (1991): 26-36.
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.
Cowin, Verna L. "Cannel Coal Pendants: Types and Distribution." North American Archaeologist 20 (no. 3, 1999): 239-262.
Gibb, James G. The Archaeology of Wealth: Consumer Behavior in English America. New York: Plenum, 1996.
Matthews, Christopher N. "Context and Interpretation: an Archaeology of Cultural Production." International Journal of Historical Archaeology 3 (no. 4, 1999): 261-282.
Chidester, Robert C. A Historic Context for the Archaeology of Industrial Labor in the State of Maryland. Crownsville, MD: Maryland Historical Trust, 2004.
Noël Hume, Ivor. "Archaeological Excavations on the Site of John Frederick Amelung's New Bremen Glass Manufactory, 1962-1963." Journal of Glass Studies, 18 (1976): 137-214.
Chidester, Robert C. "The Potential for a Historical Archaeology of Industrial Labor in Cecil County." Cecil Historical Journal, 6 (Spring 2006): 2-10.
Vogel, Robert M., ed. Some Industrial Archeology of the Monumental City and Environs: The Physical Presence of Baltimore's Engineering and Industrial History: A Guide for S.I.A. Tourists. Washington, DC: Society for Industrial Archeology, April 1975.
Gibb, James George. 'Dwell here, live plentifully, and be rich': Consumer Behavior and the Interpretation of 17th Century Archaeological Assemblages from the Chesapeake Bay Region. Ph.D. diss., State University of New York, Binghamton, 1994.
McAllen, Bill. "A. M. Kroop and Sons." Maryland, 22 (Summer 1990): 36-41.
Gadsby, David A., and Robert C. Chidester. "Heritage and 'Those People': Representing Working-Class Interests through Hampden's Archaeology." Historical Archaeology, 45 (no. 1, 2011): 101-13.
Tucker, Alan Scott. Smoke on the water: an historical archaeological assessment of maritime sources of productivity in the early English tobacco trade. Ph.D. diss., University of Southampton (United Kingdom), 2017.