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A History of the Archaeological Resources Protection Act: Law and Regulations

Editor(s): Janet L. Friedman

Year: 1985

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With the aim to present a current topic of debate in archeology and the federal government that would interest the archeological community, publisher Jacqueline Nichols and editor Janet L. Friedman of the American Archeology journal issued a special selection of articles titled “ARPA.” This journal segment provides a history of the Archaeological Resources Protection Act, its conception, development, and the laws and regulations established in the process. Senator Jeff Bingaman offers the concluding remarks in “Preserving Our Past.”

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A History of the Archaeological Resources Protection Act: Law and Regulations. Janet L. Friedman. American Archeology. 5 (2): 81-118. 1985 ( tDAR id: 391259) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8319X73


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min long: -125.859; min lat: 24.143 ; max long: -66.094; max lat: 50.188 ;

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Contributor(s): Janet L. Friedman ; Robert B. Collins ; Mark P. Michel ; Laura L. Beaty ; Bennie C. Keel ; Annetta L. Cheek ; Dee F. Green ; Herrick Hanks ; Kristine Olson Rogers ; Stephen A. LeBlanc ; Senator Jeff Bingaman

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