Maritime Archaeology: Australian Approaches / Edition 1

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Overview

Subject areas discussed in this book include shipwrecks and abandoned vessels, underwater site formation processes, maritime infrastructure and industries such as whaling, submerged aircraft and Australian Indigenous sites underwater. The application of National and State legislation and management regimes to these underwater cultural heritage sites is also highlighted. The contributors of this piece have set the standard for the practice in Australia from which others can learn.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780387769851
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 3/11/2008
  • Series: Springer Series in Underwater Archaeology
  • Edition description: 2006
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 222
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.51 (d)

Table of Contents

Maritime Archaeology in Australasia: Reviews and Overviews.- Theoretical Approaches.- Artifact Studies.- Thematic Studies in Australian Maritime Archaeology.- Individual Shipwreck Site Case Studies.- Maritime Archaeology at the Land-Sea Interface.- Underwater Archaeology.- Nautical Archaeology in Australia, the Indian Ocean and Asia.- The Ethics and Values of Maritime Archaeology.- Historic Shipwrecks Legislation.- Innovative Approaches in Underwater Cultural Heritage Management.- Maritime Museums and Maritime Archaeological Exhibitions.- Cultural Tourism and Diver Education.

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