Popular Publications


This a collection of publications contributed by CoVA members designed to introduce a broad audience to the archaeology of Virginia. Some of these publication are available for download, while others are recommended for additional reading. (more to come)


Available for Download

Gary, Jack, Eric Proebsting, and Lori Lee
2010    Culture of the Earth: The Archaeology of the Ornamental Plant Nursery and an Antebellum Slave Cabin at Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest.  The Corporation for Jefferson's Poplar Forest, Forest, VA.

The Fairfield Foundation
2009    Fairfield Plantation and the Emergence of an African-American Community.  The Fairfield Foundation, White Marsh, VA.


Encyclopedia References

Egloff Atlas of Virginia Archaeology

Encyclopedia of Virginia (Archaeology Entries)
 

Suggested Additional Readings

Deetz, James
1995    Flowerdew Hundred: The Archaeology of a Virginia Plantation, 1619-1864.  University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville.

1996    In Small Things Forgotten: An Archaeology of Early American Life. Anchor Books, New York.

Egloff, Keith and Deborah Woodward
2006    First People: The Early Indians of Virginia. University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville.

Heath, Barbara
1999    Hidden Lives: The Archaeology of Slave Life at Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest. University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville.

Kelso, William
2002    Archaeology at Monticello. University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill.

2008    Jamestown, The Buried Truth. University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville.

McCartney, Martha
2011    Jordan's Point, Virginia: Archaeology in Perspective, Prehistoric to Modern Times. University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville.

Noel Hume, Ivor
1991    Martin's Hundred. University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville.

1994    Here Lies Virginia: An Archaeologist's View of Colonial Life and History.  University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville.

1997    The Virginia Adventure: Roanoke to James Towne.  University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville.

Rountree, Helen C. and E. Randolph Turner III
2002    Before and After Jamestown: Virginia's Powhatans and Their Predecessors. University Press of Florida, Gainesville.