Archaeological Ethics / Edition 2

Archaeological Ethics / Edition 2

by Karen D. Vitelli
     
 

ISBN-10: 075910963X

ISBN-13: 9780759109636

Pub. Date: 02/02/2006

Publisher: AltaMira Press

Looting. Reburial and repatriation. Relations with native peoples. Professional conduct. "Archaeological Ethics" combines compelling articles on these topics written for a general audience with valuable teaching aids. The articles, drawn from recent issues of "Archaeology Magazine", provide a fascinating introduction to the issues faced every day in archaeological…  See more details below

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Looting. Reburial and repatriation. Relations with native peoples. Professional conduct. "Archaeological Ethics" combines compelling articles on these topics written for a general audience with valuable teaching aids. The articles, drawn from recent issues of "Archaeology Magazine", provide a fascinating introduction to the issues faced every day in archaeological practice. The article summaries, discussion questions, suggestions for further reading and resource guide serve as excellent teaching aids and make this volume ideal for classroom use.

Author Biography: Karen D. Vitelli is a professor of anthropology at Indiana University.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780759109636
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
02/02/2006
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
248
Sales rank:
903,461
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Archaeology and the ethics of collecting19
Ch. 2Trafficking in treasures27
Ch. 3Guardians of the dead34
Ch. 4The World Wide Web of antiquities42
Ch. 5Faking biblical history49
Ch. 6Anasazi in the backyard64
Ch. 7Celebrating twenty-five years of preservation71
Ch. 8The race to save Afghan culture81
Ch. 9The war within the war91
Ch. 10Beirut digs out96
Ch. 11Flashpoint Ayodhya103
Ch. 12Cloak and trowel116
Ch. 13People without history125
Ch. 14When artifacts are commodities135
Ch. 15The rape of Mali148
Ch. 16Archaeotourism158
Ch. 17Burying American archaeology or sharing control of the past167
Burying American archaeology167
Sharing control of the past170
Ch. 18Banned books176
Ch. 19Out of heaviness, enlightenment178
Ch. 20Remembering Chelmno188
Ch. 21The new Acropolis museum194
Ch. 22Archaeology's dirty secret201
Ch. 23Intellectual property issues in archaeology?206
Ch. 24Lure of the deep212
Ch. 25Chronicler of ice age life217
Ch. 26Writing unwritten history225

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