Maritime Archaeology: Australian Approaches / Edition 1

Maritime Archaeology: Australian Approaches / Edition 1

by Mark Staniforth
     
 

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387258829
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
12/28/2005
Series:
The Springer Series in Underwater Archaeology
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.70(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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