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Archaeological Perspectives on Atlantic World Historic Preservation

Author(s): R. Grant Gilmore III

Year: 2015

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Summary

Cultural, social, economic and geographic issues facing historic preservation practitioners across theAtlantic World will be explored in this talk. Special emphasis will be placed on those working in the Caribbean, Central/South America, West Africa and Europe where boundaries are sometimes irrelevant and being on the periphery is significant.  Local/indigenous experiences and observations regarding valuing the historic past will be critically addressed.  Participants will also gain insights into the variation in historic preservation law across the Atlantic Word.


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Archaeological Perspectives on Atlantic World Historic Preservation. R. Grant Gilmore III. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, Seattle, Washington. 2015 ( tDAR id: 434113)


Keywords

General
Law Preservation

Geographic Keywords
Canada North America


Spatial Coverage

min long: -141.003; min lat: 41.684 ; max long: -52.617; max lat: 83.113 ;

Record Identifiers

PaperId(s): 607

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