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The Antiquities Act

Author : David Harmon
ISBN : 0816525609
Genre : Nature
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The origins of the Antiquities Act / Ronald F. Lee -- Edgar Lee Hewett and the politics of archaeology / Raymond Harris Thompson -- John F. Lacey : conservation's public servant / Rebecca Conard -- Landmark decision : the Antiquities Act, big-stick conservation, and the modern state / Char Miller -- Showdown at Jackson Hole : a monumental backlash against the Antiquities Act / Hal Rothman -- President Carter's coup : an insider's view of the 1978 Alaska monument designations / Cecil D. Andrus and John C. Freemuth -- The Antiquities Act and the exercise of presidential power : the Clinton monuments / Mark Squillace -- Antiquities Act monuments : the Elgin marbles of our public lands? / James R Rasband -- The foundation for American public archaeology : section 3 of the Antiquities Act of 1906 / Francis P. McManamon -- The Antiquities Act and historic preservation / Jerry L. Rogers -- The Antiquities Act at one hundred years : a Native American perspective / Joe E. Watkins -- The Antiquities Act and nature conservation / David Harmon -- The Antiquities Act meets the Federal Land Policy and Management Act / Elena Daly and Geoffrey B. Middaugh -- Co-managed monuments : a field report on the first years of Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument / Darla Sidles and Dennis Curtis -- Application of the Antiquities Act to the oceans : something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue / Brad Barr and Katrina Van Dine -- The Antiquities Act : a cornerstone of archaeology, historic preservation, and conservation / David Harmon, Francis P. McManamon, and Dwight T. Pitcaithley -- Appendix: essential facts and figures on the national monuments.
Category: Nature

Engendering African American Archaeology

Author : Jillian E. Galle
ISBN : 1572332778
Genre : History
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"Taken together, these essays represent a departure in historical archaeology, an important foray into the study of the construction of gender within various African American communities that is based in the archaeological record. Those interested in historical archaeology, history, women's studies, and African American studies will find this a valuable addition to the literature. Topics range from gendered residential and consumption patterns in colonial Virginia and the construction of identity in Middle Tennessee to midwifery practices in postbellum Louisiana. Contributors to this volume include Melanie Cabak, Marie Danforth, Garrett Fesler, Jillian Galle, Barbara Heath, Larry McKee, Patricia Samford, Elizabeth Scott, Brian Thomas, Larissa Thomas, Laura Wilkie, Kristin Wilson, and Amy Young."--BOOK JACKET.
Category: History

Archaeology In America An Encyclopedia 4 Volumes

Author : Linda S. Cordell
ISBN : 9780313021893
Genre : Social Science
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The greatness of America is right under our feet. The American past—the people, battles, industry and homes—can be found not only in libraries and museums, but also in hundreds of archaeological sites that scientists investigate with great care. These sites are not in distant lands, accessible only by research scientists, but nearby—almost every locale possesses a parcel of land worthy of archaeological exploration. Archaeology in America is the first resource that provides students, researchers, and anyone interested in their local history with a survey of the most important archaeological discoveries in North America. Leading scholars, most with an intimate knowledge of the area, have written in-depth essays on over 300 of the most important archaeological sites that explain the importance of the site, the history of the people who left the artifacts, and the nature of the ongoing research. Archaeology in America divides it coverage into 8 regions: the Arctic and Subarctic, the Great Basin and Plateau, the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains, the Midwest, the Northeast, the Southeast, the Southwest, and the West Coast. Each entry provides readers with an accessible overview of the archaeological site as well as books and articles for further research.
Category: Social Science

Decolonizing Museums

Author : Amy Lonetree
ISBN : 9780807837528
Genre : Social Science
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Museum exhibitions focusing on Native American history have long been curator controlled. However, a shift is occurring, giving Indigenous people a larger role in determining exhibition content. In Decolonizing Museums, Amy Lonetree examines the complexities of these new relationships with an eye toward exploring how museums can grapple with centuries of unresolved trauma as they tell the stories of Native peoples. She investigates how museums can honor an Indigenous worldview and way of knowing, challenge stereotypical representations, and speak the hard truths of colonization within exhibition spaces to address the persistent legacies of historical unresolved grief in Native communities. Lonetree focuses on the representation of Native Americans in exhibitions at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, the Mille Lacs Indian Museum in Minnesota, and the Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture and Lifeways in Michigan. Drawing on her experiences as an Indigenous scholar and museum professional, Lonetree analyzes exhibition texts and images, records of exhibition development, and interviews with staff members. She addresses historical and contemporary museum practices and charts possible paths for the future curation and presentation of Native lifeways.
Category: Social Science

Visitor Impact Monitoring

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ISBN : MINN:31951P01067904S
Genre : Conservation of natural resources
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Category: Conservation of natural resources

The Saa Archaeological Record

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105133487194
Genre : Archaeology
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The magazine of the Society for American Archaeology.
Category: Archaeology

Slavery And Public History

Author : James Oliver Horton
ISBN : 9781595587442
Genre : Social Science
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America's slave past is being analyzed as never before, yet it remains one of the most contentious issues in U.S. memory. In recent years, the culture wars over the way that slavery is remembered and taught have reached a new crescendo. From the argument about the display of the Confederate flag over the state house in Columbia, South Carolina, to the dispute over Thomas Jefferson's relationship with his slave Sally Hemings and the ongoing debates about reparations, the questions grow ever more urgent and more difficult. Edited by noted historians James Oliver Horton and Lois E. Horton, this collection explores current controversies and offers a bracing analysis of how people remember their past and how the lessons they draw influence American politics and culture today. Bringing together some of the nation's most respected historians, including Ira Berlin, David W. Blight, and Gary B. Nash, this is a major contribution to the unsettling but crucial debate about the significance of slavery and its meaning for racial reconciliation.
Category: Social Science

Beyond Berlin

Author : Gavriel David Rosenfeld
ISBN : 0472116118
Genre : Architecture
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Beyond Berlin breaks new ground in the ongoing effort to understand how memorials, buildings, and other spaces have figured in Germany's confrontation with its Nazi past. The contributors challenge reigning views of Germany's postwar memory work by examining how specific urban centers apart from the nation's capital have wrestled with their respective Nazi legacies. A wide range of West and East German cities is profiled in the volume: prominent metropolises like Hamburg, dynamic regional centers like Dresden, gritty industrial cities like Wolfsburg, and idyllic rural towns like Quedlinburg. In employing historical, art historical, anthropological, and geographical methodologies to examine these and other important urban centers, the volume's case studies shed new light upon the complex ways in which the confrontation with the Nazi past has directly shaped the German urban landscape since the end of the Second World War. "Beyond Berlin is one of the most fascinating, deeply probing collections ever published on Germany's ongoing confrontation with its Nazi past. Its editors, Gavriel Rosenfeld and Paul Jaskot, have taken the exploration of Germany's urban memorial landscape to its highest level yet." ---James E. Young, Professor and Chair, Department of Judaic and Near Eastern Studies, University of Massachusetts Amherst, and author of The Texture of Memory and At Memory's Edge "This is a top-notch collection of essays that positions itself in the populated field of memory studies by bringing together original contributions representing the best of new scholarship on architecture, urban design, monuments, and memory in East and West Germany. Taken together, the essays remind readers that the Nazi past is always present when German architects, urban planners, and politicians make decisions to tear down, rebuild, restore, and memorialize." ---S. Jonathan Wiesen, Department of History, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Category: Architecture

Utah Historical Quarterly

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ISBN : UCSD:31822036081404
Genre : Utah
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List of charter members of the society: v. 1, p. 98-99.
Category: Utah