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Archaeological Resource Management

An International Perspective

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Archaeological Resource Management by John Carman
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Archaeological resource management (ARM) is the practice of recording, evaluating, preserving for future research and presenting to the public the material remains of the past. Almost all countries uphold a set of principles and laws for the preservation and professional management of archaeological remains. This book offers a critical and comparative perspective on the law and professional practices of managing archaeological remains. Beginning with a global history of ARM, John Carman provides an overview of legal and professional regulations governing ARM today. He then turns to consider the main practices involved in managing archaeological remains, namely, their identification and recording, their evaluation for 'significance', their preservation and their presentation to the public. As a whole, the book offers an overview of what ARM 'does' in the world, with implications for understanding the role of archaeology as a contemporary set of practices that determine how future generations will access material remains of the past.

Author Biography

John Carman is Senior Lecturer in Heritage Valuation at Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage at the University of Birmingham. His authored works in the field of archaeological resource management include Valuing Ancient Things: Archaeology and Law (1996), Archaeology and Heritage (2002) and Against Cultural Property (2005). He has co-authored Archaeological Practice in Great Britain (2011) and co-edited Managing Archaeology (1995), World Heritage: Global Challenges, Local Solutions (2007), Heritage Studies: Methods and Approaches (2009) and The Oxford Handbook of Public Archaeology (2012).
Release date NZ
September 9th, 2015
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
18 Tables, unspecified
Imprint
Cambridge University Press
Pages
252
Dimensions
152x228x16
ISBN-13
9780521602594
Product ID
10377476

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