Places in Mind: Public Archaeology as Applied Anthropology / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Series:||Critical Perspectives in Identity, Memory and the Built Enviroment Series|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
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.
Table of ContentsIntroduction: Heritage Development, Local Communities and Public Archaeology, Paul A. Shackel
Section I: Archaeology and Empowering Subordinated Groups
Monican Mediation: Regional and Individual Archaeologies in the Contemporary Politics of Indian Heritage, Jeffrey Hantman
From "Traditional" Archaeology to Public Archaeology to Community Action: The Levi Jordan Plantation Project, Carol McDavid
African-American Heritage in a Multicultural Community: An Archaeology of Race, Culture, and Consumption, Paul R. Mullins
Asking the "Right" Questions: Archaeologists and Descendent Communities, Matthew B. Reeves
Section II: Archaeology and Non-Traditional Communities
The Bowne House and the Changing Relevance of History, Teresa S. Moyer
The Seneca Village Project: Working with Modern Communities in Creating the Past, Diana diZerega Wall, Nan A. Rothschild, Cynthia Copeland and Herbert Seignoret
Applied Archaeology and the Construction of Place at Mount Calvert, Prince George's County, Maryland, Michael T. Lucas
Section III: Archaeology and Heritage Development
Building Ties: The Collaboration between the Miami Nation and Historical based Research, Mark S. Warner and Daryl Baldwin
"The Burra" Academic Wants and Community Needs: Archaeology in A small Community in South Australia, Peter J. Birt
Archaeological Interpretation and Diasporic Communities, Charles E. Orser, Jr.
Epilogue: Archaeology, Heritage, and Public Endeavor, Erve Chambers
What People are Saying About This
'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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