Science and Technology in Historic Preservation

Science and Technology in Historic Preservation

by Ray A. Williamson, Paul R. Nickens
     
 

Technology transfer has played an increasingly important role in histo ric preservation during the latter half of the twentieth century, a si tuation attested to by the undertaking of an important congressional s tudy in 1986 that assessed the role of federal agencies in the field. In this book leading researchers update the earlier findings and contr ibute

Overview

Technology transfer has played an increasingly important role in histo ric preservation during the latter half of the twentieth century, a si tuation attested to by the undertaking of an important congressional s tudy in 1986 that assessed the role of federal agencies in the field. In this book leading researchers update the earlier findings and contr ibute state-of-the-art reviews and evaluations of technological progre ss in their areas of expertise.

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A series of studies on methods usually imported from other disciplines used in historical preservation to discover, document, and analyze; restore and conserve; and manage, maintain, and protect. The authors, from a wide range of public and private organizations, discuss such matters as remote sensing methods, science-based dating methods, underwater archaeology, determining provenance, preserving wood, geographical information systems, using computers in cultural resource management, and technologies against looting and vandalism. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781461368595
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
12/31/2012
Series:
Advances in Archaeological and Museum Science Series, #4
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2000
Pages:
357
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.03(d)

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