Places in Mind: Public Archaeology as Applied Anthropology / Edition 1

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This edited volume provides a cross-section of the cutting-edge ways in which archaeologists are developing new approaches to their work with communities and other stakeholder groups who have special interest in the uses in the past.

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'The chapters are exceptionally well written and thought provoking, and the editors have crafted a cohesive work suitable for students and professionals alike with minimal jargon. ... By taking theory into practice and offering concrete examples, this book distinguishes itself in the literature. ... With this volume, Shackel and Chambers have done nothing less than take the application of archeology as applied anthropology and ratchet it up to a productive new level. Heritage professionals and academics teaching graduate courses will find this volume a welcome and valuable resource.' – Marco Meniketti, Industrial Archeology
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Paul A. Shackel is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Maryland — College Park. Evre J. Chambers is also Professor of Anthropology at the University of Maryland — College Park.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Working with Communities: Heritage Development and Applied Archaeology 1
1 Monacan Meditation: Regional and Individual Archaeologies in the Contemporary Politics of Indian Heritage 19
2 From "Traditional" Archaeology to Public Archaeology to Community Action: The Levi Jordan Plantation Project 35
3 African-American Heritage in a Multicultural Community: An Archaeology of Race, Culture, and Consumption 57
4 Asking the "Right" Questions: Archaeologists and Descendant Communities 71
5 "To Have and Enjoy the Liberty of Conscience": Community-Responsive Museum Outreach Education at the Bowne House 85
6 The Seneca Village Project: Working with Modern Communities in Creating the Past 101
7 Applied Archaeology and the Construction of Place at Mount Calvert, Prince George's County, Maryland 119
8 Building Ties: The Collaboration between the Miami Nation and Archaeology 137
9 "The Burra": Archaeology in a Small Community in South Australia 153
10 Archaeological Interpretation and the Irish Diasporic Community 171
Epilogue: Archaeology, Heritage, and Public Endeavor 193
Notes on Contributors 209
Index 213
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