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The Past And Future Impact Of The American Battlefield Protection Program On Conflict Archaeology: A South Carolina Perspective

Author(s): Steven D Smith

Year: 2016

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Battlefield, or Conflict Archeology, has made great progess in South Carolina thanks largely to the American Battlefield Protection Program funding and guidance.  This paper summarizies numerous successful efforts to identify, delineate, and preserve South Carolina's battlefields.  In many cases, these efforts have gone beyond preservation; initiating and investigating research questions that have resulted in important new knowledge.  This paper concludes with a few personal observations on the future of conflict archeology and the role of the ABPP from a grateful practitioner.


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The Past And Future Impact Of The American Battlefield Protection Program On Conflict Archaeology: A South Carolina Perspective. Steven D Smith. Presented at Society for Historical Archaeology, Washington, D.C. 2016 ( tDAR id: 434401)


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min long: -129.199; min lat: 24.495 ; max long: -66.973; max lat: 49.359 ;

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PaperId(s): 149

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