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The Management of Neglect

Author(s): Robert Peacock

Year: 2013

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Summary

The purpose of this paper is to stimulate discusion with in the maritime archaeological field.

The discussion is focused on the situation with ih england (uk).

Over the last 25 years we have moved away from an era of discovery and learing through sensible investigation of sites to a position where we largly do nothing.

By using my personal experience as (licencee and direction of operations) over the last 25 years while working on the Stirling Castle, (a 3rd rate man of war) that adopting a passive policy of in situe preserveration without physically protecting the site has led to the ship being physically destroyed by natural processes over the last 10 years


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The Management of Neglect. Robert Peacock. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, Leicester, England, U.K. 2013 ( tDAR id: 428596)


Keywords

Temporal Keywords
Post-medieval


Spatial Coverage

min long: -8.158; min lat: 49.955 ; max long: 1.749; max lat: 60.722 ;

Record Identifiers

PaperId(s): 724

Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America