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Looks at heritage management from historical, preservationist, economic, and legal perspectives
Explores solutions to common heritage management problems from North America and Europe
Investigates the impact of technology on cultural resource managements
This brief is the proceedings of two roundtables and forums organized by Eszter Bánffy, Peter Biehl, Douglas Comer, and Christopher Prescott and sponsored by the European Association of Archaeologists (EAA) and the Society for American Archaeology (SAA) held at the 76th SAA annual conference in Sacramento in April 2011, and the 17th EAA annual conference in Oslo in September 2011.
The book is organized around five main issues with the goal to stimulate discussion, research and practices within the field:
Traditions and legal regulations of heritage and its management
The teaching of cultural heritage; public outreach and university training
Heritage and national identity
The future of cultural heritage in a globalized and digitized world
This book is thus be an exploration of the various experiences in Europe and the Americas to better understand, in the vast field of archaeology and cultural heritage management, where we are today, where we might be, and where we hope to be in the near future.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »archaeology and indigenous minorities - contemporary heritage in Europe - contemporary heritage in North America - cultural resource management in Norway - heritage protection in Europe - legal regulations of heritage and archaeology