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The Research Design

Mark P. Leone

in The Archaeology of Liberty in an American Capital

Published by University of California Press

Published in print December 2005 | ISBN: 9780520244504
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520931893 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520244504.003.0002
The Research Design

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This chapter discusses the research design of the study. It first discusses the concept of possessive individualism, an ideology that is sustained and brought into being by techniques which are considered the technologies of the self. The chapter then addresses the issue of freedom and poverty, before discussing the three materials that make the case for the power of ideology and those who modified it. These are the landscapes, printing, and ceramics. The chapter also takes a look at the Maryland Gazette and explains the portrayal of Annapolis as a capital city.

Keywords: possessive individualism; technologies of self; freedom; poverty; landscapes; printing; ceramics; power of ideology; Maryland Gazette

Chapter.  10449 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Anthropology

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