Public Archaeology / Edition 1

Public Archaeology / Edition 1

by Nick Merriman
     
 

ISBN-10: 041525888X

ISBN-13: 9780415258883

Pub. Date: 07/01/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

'Public Archaeology' is a new sub-field of this discipline, which comprises the study of the interaction of archaeology with the public sphere. For the first time this text presents a broad introduction to this subject with chapters from some of the key players on this emerging field. Topics discussed include the politics and economics of archaeology, the antiques…  See more details below

Overview

'Public Archaeology' is a new sub-field of this discipline, which comprises the study of the interaction of archaeology with the public sphere. For the first time this text presents a broad introduction to this subject with chapters from some of the key players on this emerging field. Topics discussed include the politics and economics of archaeology, the antiques trade, and the restitution of archaeological material.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415258883
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/01/2004
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

1. Diversity and Dissonance in Public Archaeology 2. Public Archaeology in the USA 3. Archaeology and Public Education in North America: View from the Beginning of the Millenniun 4. Involving the Public in Museum Archaeology 5. Uncovering Ancient Egypt: The Petrie Museum and its Public 6. Presenting Archaeology to the Public: Constructing Insights On-Site 7. Archaeology and the Media

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