more kinds of people participated. The heroine Elizabeth Bennett, in contrast, shows very little interest in climbing their societys hierarchy in this way, and even rejects Mr Darcy on his first proposal. This requires reconstructing the structure of social constraints and opportunities to consider how the stuff people left behindwhether documents or otherwisewas actually used. It was completed in 1859. Daniel Kruger points out that tales such as the Epic of Gilgamesh, and the Book of Genesis in the Old Testament, contain details of a mythical flood that may tap into lingering cultural memories of real, geological events in the Middle East from the end. A poll of writers and critics, 100 stories that shaped the world, will be announced in May. Linguists call languages that have developed from such multilingual contact creoles. At an excavation site in an old plantation house in Houston, Texas, archaeologists found what appeared to be a completely random collection of objects, a seashell, beads, doll parts, chalk, bird skulls bottles and bird skulls, bottles, and bases of cast iron cooking pots all. They worshipped there until 1855 when they began building the present edifice at night after working the fields during the day.
Objects, landscapes, orally transmitted stories and songs can complement written records and bring different voices into historical narratives. Despite the fragmented nature of such evidence and despite the bias of what has survived, we can use such materials along with written records to conjure the past. 3 Patricia Samford, "The Archaeology of African-American Slavery and Material Culture William and Mary Quarterly,.1 (1996 87-114.
(2) Learning to honor the cultural and regional diversity of the past : Africans were just one group to arrive in the United States without the opportunity to document their own histories. Although European American slaveholders owned the land and controlled its use, due to the absence of large communities of European Americans, Africans were in more important roles, as farm supervisors, landscape engineers, and community leaders than in other areas of the United States. Hence every rice planter had a summer home either in the mountains, or on the seashore, or in the belt of pine woods a few miles from the river, where perfect health was found.". They ultimately get their comeuppance as Odysseus removes his disguise and wreaks a bloody revenge. Escaped slaves, reportedly, were able to hide under the floor of the church; the holes allowed them air and light. Instead, newly arrived Africans learned to communicate in a pidgin, a simplified system of communication that takes words from many languages. As in creole languages, enslaved Africans did use their African heritage, but, Mintz and Price showed, they also formed something new, something American, in the process of negotiating their new lives. Their British American masters had little knowledge of how to grow rice; they depended on their slaves to transform the landscape to make rice cultivation possible. Some of the students could collect objects that relate to this community. Cultural history goes across disciplines and beyond written documents to study objects, language, practices, relationships, etc.