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Cultivating the Next Generation of Maritime Archaeologists: An Anglo/American Approach

Author(s): Ian M Cundy ; Mark W Holley

Year: 2013

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For the past two years the Nautical Archaeology Society (NAS) in the UK, in partnership with the underwater archaeology program at Northwestern Michigan College (NMC) in the USA, has run a field school in and around Lake Michigan focusing on maritime archaeology.  These events have drawn students from across North America and Europe by providing a wide range of specialty training courses not found elsewhere in the region.  A substantial amount of original research has been generated from these field schools illuminating the maritime history of this region.  The diversity of the Anglo/American teaching approach, combining instructors from both countries, has been extremely popular with students and allows for a multi-faceted discussion of international co-operation towards education and training in the field of maritime archaeology.


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Cultivating the Next Generation of Maritime Archaeologists: An Anglo/American Approach. Ian M Cundy, Mark W Holley. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, Leicester, England, U.K. 2013 ( tDAR id: 428717)


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

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PaperId(s): 712

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