Archaeological Resource Management: An International by John Carman

By John Carman

Archaeological source administration (ARM) is the perform of recording, comparing, holding for destiny learn and proposing to the general public the cloth continues to be of the previous. just about all international locations uphold a suite of rules and legislation for the renovation administration of archaeological is still. This ebook bargains a serious and comparative viewpoint at the legislations practices of dealing with archaeological is still. starting with a world historical past of ARM, John Carman presents an summary of criminal rules governing ARM this present day. He then turns to contemplate the most practices desirous about coping with archaeological continues to be, particularly, their identity and recording, their overview for 'significance', their protection and their presentation to the general public. As an entire, the booklet deals an outline of what ARM 'does' on the earth, with implications for figuring out the position of archaeology as a latest set of practices that verify how destiny generations will entry fabric is still of the past.

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