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Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments

Introduction
Sarah Surface-Evans, A. E. Garrison, and Kisha Supernant

Part I: Imagining Timescapes: Invoking Haunting, Memory, and Nostalgia

Chapter 1. Telling Ghost Stories: Communicating across Timescapes and between Worldviews
April M. Beisaw

Chapter 2. Material Memories: Interpreting Souvenirs and Heirlooms in the Archaeological Record
Erica Begun

Chapter 3. Journeys through Space and Time: Materiality, Social Memory, and Community at the City of David
Heather Van Wormer

Part II: Confronting Lingering Specters

Chapter 4. Recognizing Ghosts and Haunting in the Rural Midwest: Finding Community, Identity, and Wisdom in the Past
P. M. W. Lawton

Chapter 5. The Unwilling Student and the Ghost of Physical Anthropology: Public Perceptions of the Ethics of Physical Anthropology
Nicole M. Burt

Chapter 6. From Haunted to Haunting: Métis Ghosts in the Past and Present
Kisha Supernant

Part III: Identifying Ghosts within the Capitalist Landscapes of Late Modernity

Chapter 7. Rain on the Scarecrow, Blood on the Plow: Haunting, Trauma, and the Cruelty of the Agrarian Dream
Lilian Brislen

Chapter 8. Boneyard Quiet: A Ghost Story
A. E. Garrison

Chapter 9. Traumascapes: Progress and the Erasure of the Past
Sarah Surface-Evans

Chapter 10. Brickwork, Capitalism, Collective Memory, and the Commons
Brigitte H. Bechtold

Epilogue: Ghosts, Haunting, and Refusals to Erasure
Kisha Supernant, April M. Beisaw, A. E. Garrison, and Sarah Surface-Evans

Index

Blurring Timescapes, Subverting Erasure

Remembering Ghosts on the Margins of History

Edited by Sarah Surface-Evans, Amanda E. Garrison and Kisha Supernant

210 pages, 44 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78920-710-1 Hb Published (August 2020)

eISBN 978-1-78920-711-8 eBook