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Preservation, restoration, and conservation of antiquities.

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  • Heritage of Value, Archaeology of Renownby Clay Mathers; Timothy Darvill; Barbara J Little

    UPF 2000; US$ 44.95

    These essays urge archaeologists to reexamine and to change their basic assumptions about how we assign value to cultural places and, beyond that, how we should understand and manage our heritage throughout much of the world. more...

  • The Reconstructed Pastby Jr. John H. Jameson

    AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 51.00

    Collection of original articles that examines issues in reconstructing archaeological sites fo the public, both physically and virtually. more...

  • Marketing Heritageby Yorke Rowan; Uzi Baram

    AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 41.50

    Within this edited volume, original case studies from well-known sites throughout the world are presented to address the complex interaction between archaeology and nationalist, political, and commercial policies. This book should appeal to archaeologists, applied anthropologists, tourism and economic development specialists, and historic preservationists... more...

  • Nationalism and Archaeology in Europeby Margarita DiĀ“az-Andreu; Timothy Champion

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.56

    Archaeologists from many different European countries here explore the very varied relationship between nationalistic ideas and archaeological activity through the course of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The resurgence of nationalism was one of the most prominent features of the European political scene in the 1990s, when this book was originally... more...

  • Culture populaire et sociétés contemporainesby Gilles Pronovost

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1982; US$ 4.50

    Maintenir le débat scientifique, baliser les différentes approches, explorer quelques-uns des fondements de la recherche, poser la question proprement politique de la culture populaire, telles sont les intentions premières qui ont présidé à la publication de cet ouvrage. more...

  • Future Global Shocks: Improving Risk Governanceby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 40.00

    Recent global shocks, such as the 2008 financial crisis, have driven policy makers and industry strategists to re-examine how to prepare for and respond to events that can begin locally and propagate around the world with devastating effects on society and the economy. This report considers how the growing interconnectedness in the global economy could... more...

  • Asia and Oceaniaby Trudy Ring; Noelle Watson; Paul Schellinger

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.14

    From the Taj Mahal to the Parthenon, from Gettysburg to Heidelberg, from Beacon Hill to Tower Hill, from the Great Wall to Hadrian's Wall, from Jerusalem to Kyoto, the International Dictionary of Historic Places presents some 1,000 comprehensive and fully illustrated histories of the most famous sites in the world. Entries include: location, description,... more...

  • The Future of Heritage as Climates Changeby David Harvey; Jim Perry

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 46.41

    Climate change is a critical issue for heritage studies. Sites, objects and ways of life all are coming under threat, requiring alternative management, or requiring specific climate change adaptation. Heritage is key to interpreting the societal significance of climate change; notions (and images) of the past are crucial to our understanding of the... more...

  • Elements of Archaeological Conservationby J.M. Cronyn

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 42.54

    Clearly laid out and fully illustrated, this is the only comprehensive book on the subject at an introductory level. Perfect as a practical reference book for professional and students who work with excavated materials, and as an introduction for those training as archaeological conservators. more...

  • Illicit Antiquitiesby Neil Brodie; Kathryn Walker Tubb

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 45.12

    The exploitation of archaeological sites for commercial gain is a serious problem worldwide. In peace and during wartime archaeological sites and cultural institutions, both on land and underwater, are attacked and their contents robbed for sale on an international 'antiquities' market. Objects are excavated without record, smuggled across borders... more...