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xiv, 259 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Contents List of illustrations List of contribuors Series Editor's forward The practices and politics of safeguarding NATSUKO AKAGAWA AND Laurajane Smith PART I Legal, Administrative and Conceptual Challenges Further reflections on community involvement in safeguarding intangible cultural heritage Janet Blake Intangible heritage safeguarding and intellectual property protection in the context of implementing the UNESCO ICH Convention Harriet Deacon Rieks Smeets Intangible heritage economics and the law: Listing, commodification and market alienation Lucas Lixinski Inside the UNESCO apparatus: from intangible representations to tangible effects Kristin Kuutma Intangibility re-translated Min-Chin Chiang Language as world heritage? Critical perspectives on language-as-archive Ana Deumert and Anne Storch The Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage: absentees, objections and assertions MAIREAD NIC CRAITH, ULLRICH KOCKEL AND KATHERINE LLOYD PART II The Complexities of `Safeguarding' BATIK as a creative industry: political, social, economic use of intangible heritage NATSUKO AKAGAWA Replacing faith in spirits with faith in heritage: a story of the management of the Gangneung Danoje Festival CedarBough T. Saeji World Heritage communities, anchors and values for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage in southern Africa: Botswana and Zimbabwe Stella Basinyi and Munyaradzi Elton Sagiya ICH-isation of popular religions and the politics of recognition in China Ming-chun Ku National identity, culinary heritage and UNESCO: Japanese washoku Natsuko Akagawa Beyond safeguarding measures, or a tale of strange bedfellows: improvisation as heritage Mustafa Coskun Playing with intangible heritage: video game technology and procedural re-enactment Jakub Majewski Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138580749 20180910
The UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage came into force in 2006, framing the international and national practices and policies associated with intangible cultural heritage. This volume critically and reflexively examines these practices and policies, providing an accessible account of the different ways in which intangible cultural heritage has been defined and managed in both national and international contexts. As Safeguarding Intangible Heritage reveals, the concept and practices of safeguarding are complicated and often contested, and there is a need for international debate about the meaning, nature and value of heritage and what it means to `safeguard' it. Safeguarding Intangible Heritage presents a significant cross section of ideas and practices from some of the key academics and practitioners working in the area, whose areas of expertise span anthropology, law, heritage studies, linguistics, archaeology, museum studies, folklore, architecture, Indigenous studies and history. The chapters in this volume give an overarching analysis of international policy and practice and critically frame case studies that analyze practices from a range of countries, including Australia, Canada, China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Kyrgyzstan, New Zealand, Taiwan, the UK and Zimbabwe. With a focus on conceptual and theoretical issues, this follow-up to Intangible Heritage, by the same editors, will be of great interest to students, scholars and professionals working in the fields of heritage and museum studies, heritage conservation, heritage tourism, global history, international relations, art and architectural history, and linguists.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138580749 20180910
Green Library
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xxx, 600 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm.
  • Part I. Background Approach and Methods: 1. Applied principles from geology and soil science-- 2. Complementary analyses-- 3. Systematic soil micromorphology description-- Part II. Soils and Sediments: 4. Soils and burial (horizon types and effects of burial in the Temperate and Boreal regions)-- 5. Soil-sediments-- 6. Inundated freshwater and coastal marine sites-- Part III. Archaeological Materials: 7. Archaeological materials and deposits-- Part IV. Features and Activities in the Landscape: 8. First records of human activity-- 9. Clearance and cultivation-- 10. Occupation surfaces and use of space-- 11. Settlement morphology-- 12. Site transformation-- 13. Final remarks.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107648685 20180312
Applied Soils and Micromorphology in Archaeology provides the most up-to-date information on soil science and its applications in archaeology. Based on more than three decades of investigations and experiments, the volume demonstrates how description protocols and complimentary methods (SEM/EDS, microprobe, micro-FTIR, bulk soil chemistry, micro- and macrofossils) are used in interpretations. It also focuses on key topics, such as palaeosols, cultivation, and occupation surfaces, and introduces a range of current issues, such as site inundation, climate change, settlement morphology, herding, trackways, industrial processes, funerary features, and site transformation. Structured around important case studies, Applied Soils and Micromorphology in Archaeology is thoroughly-illustrated, with color plates and figures, tables and other ancillary materials on its website (www.cambridge.org/9781107011380); chapter appendices can be accessed separately using the web (www.geoarchaeology.info/asma). This new book will serve as an essential volume for all archaeological inquiry about soil.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781107648685 20180312
Green Library
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315 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction générale -- Définition et cadre des recherches -- Méthodes et sources -- Critique des méthodes et des sources -- Résultats obtenus -- Historiographie de l'archéologie en Côte d'Ivoire -- Les phases de l'historiographie de l'archéologie en Côte d'Ivoire -- Les administrateurs coloniaux (1897-1929) -- Apparition de l'archéologie en AOF -- Mise en place de l'administration coloniale en Côte d'Ivoire -- Maurice Delafosse, administrateur pratiquant l'archéologie -- La nécropole de Djangoménou et les perles d'aigris -- Découverte des ruines du pays Lobi -- Haches polies, haches de Lowiguié et polissoirs -- Diffusionnisme et hypothèse égyptienne -- Les marins dieppois -- Le rôle joué par le Comité d'Études Historiques et Scientifiques d'AOF -- Synthèse de la période (1897-1929) -- L'archéologie de l'AOF (1941-1961) -- Autonomie de l'archéologie coloniale en AOF -- L'Institut français d'Afrique noire à Dakar -- Législation de l'archéologie en AOF -- Les Centrifan, réseau muséal aofien -- Les missions de recherches de l'IFAN depuis le Centrifan d'Abidjan -- Cercles d'Agboville et découvertes archéologiques de 1941 à 1961 -- Fonctionnement des pratiques archéologiques aofiennes en Côte d'Ivoire -- Interprétation du passé ivoirien par l'archéologie aofienne -- Recherches archéologiques au Ghana -- Synthèse de la période (1941-1961) -- L'archéologie nationale en formation (1968-1985) -- Apparition des archéologies nationales ouest-africaines -- Édification de l'histoire nationale ivoirienne -- Premières fouilles archéologiques en Côte d'Ivoire : la Séguié -- L'Institut d'histoire, d'arts et d'archéologie africains -- Les fouilles archéologiques des îles Ehotilé -- Les amas coquilliers du littoral ivoirien -- Recherches de l'ancienne cité de Kong -- Anyama : une stratigraphie paléolithique dans la Terre de Barre -- Sondages archéologiques sur le rivage Alladian -- Villages perchés à Man -- Prospections archéologiques dans le Nord-Ouest ivoirien -- Les pierres sculptées anthropomorphes de Gohitafla -- Le colloque de Valbonne -- Du Centrifan au Musée national d'Abidjan -- Monnaies romaines à San Pedro et Phéniciens en Afrique de l'Ouest -- Méthodes et pratiques de l'archéologie nationale ivoirienne -- Synthèse de la période (1968-1985) -- L'archéologie ivoirienne en contexte de crise (1985-2008) -- Nouveau contexte de l'archéologie ivoirienne dès 1985 -- Crises économique et politique en Côte d'Ivoire -- Abrogation du financement pour l'archéologie ivoirienne -- Missions de prospections archéologiques de l'IHAAA -- Les recherches paléolithiques et les missions ivoiro-soviétiques -- Inventaire des ruines du pays Lobi et prospections du BEDH -- Inventaire et définition des Mma -- Etho-archéologie et vestiges chimpanzés en Côte d'Ivoire -- Interaction homme-milieu et transition forêt-savane dans le V-Baoulé -- Musées, patrimoine et archéologie en Côte d'Ivoire -- Apparition de l'ISAD et d'un nouveau département d'archéologie -- Synthèse de la période (1985-2008) -- Bilan de l'analyse historiographique -- La pratique de l'archéologie ivoirienne aujourd'hui -- Analyse de la situation actuelle sous l'éclairage de l'historiographie
  • Évaluation des connaissances actuelles sur l'archéologie de la Côte d'Ivoire -- Chronologie de l'archéologie en Côte d'Ivoire -- Cartographie des opérations réalisées -- Bilan synthétique des connaissances actuelles -- Impacts de la crise postélectorale d'avril 2011 sur l'archéologie -- Institutionnalisation et formation -- Les institutions de l'archéologie ivoirienne -- L'Université Félix-Houphouët-Boigny d'Abidjan-Cocody -- L'ISAD et le département d'archéologie -- Formation en archéologie -- Financement de la recherche -- Stratégie de recherche de l'ISAD -- La recherche archéologique ivoirienne -- Procédure de la recherche -- Modalités du terrain -- Localisation des sites -- Introspection des sites -- Question de l'emplacement du sondage -- Dépendance de l'archéologie envers les communautés locales -- L'analyse des données -- Problèmes de la gestion de la documentation scientifique -- Utilisation des traditions orales -- L'ethnoarchéologie -- Le discours sur le peuplement -- Médiation culturelle de l'archéologie ivoirienne -- Archéologie et médiation culturelle en Côte d'Ivoire -- Origines des musées en Côte d'Ivoire et en Afrique de l'Ouest -- Le Musée des civilisations de Côte d'Ivoire -- Le MCCI et la médiation culturelle de l'archéologie -- Autres voies de médiation pour l'archéologie -- Protection du patrimoine archéologique ivoirien -- Menaces et dangers pour le patrimoine archéologique -- Sites archéologiques pillés -- Dispositions légales et institutionnelles -- Implications des sociétés locales -- Sensibilisation à la protection des sites.
"Si la préhistoire de la Côte d'Ivoire est encore peu connue, l'histoire des recherches menées à l'intention de son exploration l'est certainement encore moins. Or, la recherche archéologique en Côte d'Ivoire a en réalité aujourd'hui plus de 100 ans et a connu un développement lié à l'histoire mouvementée du pays. La reconnaissance et l'analyse de cette longue et complexe histoire de la recherche locale permet de situer et de comprendre les méthodes originales et les objectifs spécifiques des archéologues ivoiriens ainsi que les cadres tant contextuels que théoriques dans lesquels ceux-ci évoluent. Cet ouvrage propose donc à la fois une histoire, celle de recherche archéologique dans un pays ouest-africain, ainsi qu'une analyse, celle de sa situation et de son fonctionnement actuel. Il retrace ainsi la succession des projets et des réalisations des différents chercheurs et chercheuses qui ont parcouru et qui sillonnent encore les routes, les meilleures comme les moins bonnes, afin d'explorer, de comprendre et de transmettre le passé de la Côte d'Ivoire."--Page 4 of cover.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
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xi, 205 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 27 cm
  • Meeting a pirate captain
  • A wild and crazy ride
  • The prize is lost: the journey through time
  • Opening the pirate's chest: archaeological investigations
  • Fragile remains
  • An eye to detail: examining artifacts by function
  • A tale from the high seas: archaeological interpretations
  • The legacy of the sunken prize: Blackbeard's Queen Anne's Revenge.
In 1717, the notorious pirate Blackbeard captured a French slaving vessel off the coast of Martinique and made it his flagship, renaming it Queen Anne's Revenge. Over the next six months, the heavily armed ship and its crew captured all manner of riches from merchant ships sailing the Caribbean to the Carolinas. But in June 1718, with British authorities closing in, Blackbeard reportedly ran Queen Anne's Revenge aground just off the coast of what is now North Carolina's Fort Macon State Park. What went down with the ship remained hidden for centuries, as the legend of Blackbeard continued to swell in the public's imagination. When divers finally discovered the wreck in 1996, it was immediately heralded as a major find in both maritime archaeology and the history of piracy in the Atlantic. Now the story of Queen Anne's Revenge and its fearsome captain is revealed in full detail. Having played vital roles in the shipwreck's recovery and interpretation, Mark U. Wilde-Ramsing and Linda F. Carnes-McNaughton vividly reveal in words and images the ship's first use as a French privateer and slave ship, its capture and use by Blackbeard's armada, the circumstances of its sinking, and all that can be known about life as an eighteenth-century pirate based on a wealth of artifacts now raised from the ocean floor.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781469640525 20180730
Green Library
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xviii, 392 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Introduction: Excavating childhood from the skeletal record / Patrick Beauchesne and Sabrina C. Agarwal
  • Part I: The biocultural study of childhood in the past
  • The bioarchaeology of childhood: theoretical development in the field / Raelene M. Inglis and Siân E. Halcrow
  • Biocultural influences of total versus exclusive breastfeeding: stable isotope evidence of European and Asian trends for the last 10,000 years / Jessica Pearson
  • Biocultural and bioarchaeological approaches to infant and young child feeding in the past / Tina Moffat and Tracy Prowse
  • Life, death, and burial of children on the north coast of Peru: an integrative and interpretive bioarchaeological perspective (650 BC-AD 1750) / Haagen D. Klaus
  • A childhood of violence: a bioarchaeological comparison of mass death assemblages from ancient Peru / J Marla Toyne
  • Part II: Approaches to life history and the lifecourse in teeth and bone
  • Human transitions: current perspectives on skeletal development / James H. Gosman, David A. Raichlen, and Timothy M. Ryan
  • Exploring linear enamel hypoplasia as an embodied product of childhood stress in late/final Jomon period foragers using incremental microstructures of enamel / Daniel H. Temple
  • Dietary histories: tracing food consumption practices from childhood through adulthood using stable isotope analysis / Melanie J. Miller, Sabrina C. Agarwal, and Carl H. Langebaek
  • Children of the revolution: childhood health inequalities and the life course during industrialization of the 18th and 19th centuries in England / Rebecca Gowland and Sophie L. Newman
  • Bioarchaeological analyses of children and childhood from the Kellis 2 Cemetery, Dakhleh Oasis, Egypt / Sandra Wheeler, Lana J. Williams, and Tosha L. Dupras.
As researchers become increasingly interested in studying the lives of children in antiquity, this volume argues for the importance of a collaborative biocultural approach. Contributors draw on fields including skeletal biology and physiology, archaeology, sociocultural anthropology, pediatrics, and psychology to show that a diversity of research methods is the best way to illuminate the complexities of childhood. Contributors and case studies span the globe with locations including Egypt, Turkey, Italy, England, Japan, Peru, Bolivia, Canada, and the United States. Time periods range from the Neolithic to the Industrial Revolution. Leading experts in the bioarchaeology of childhood investigate breastfeeding and weaning trends of the past 10,000 years; mortuary data from child burials; skeletal trauma and stress events; bone size, shape, and growth; plasticity; and dietary histories. Emphasizing a life course approach and developmental perspective, this volume's interdisciplinary nature marks a paradigm shift in the way children of the past are studied. It points the way forward to a better understanding of childhood as a dynamic lived experience both physically and socially.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780813056807 20180730
Green Library
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xvii, 342 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 22 cm.
  • 1. Cultural Contestation: Identity, Heritage and the Role of Government (Jeroen Rodenberg and Pieter Wagenaar)2. Cultural Contestation in China: Ethnicity, Identity and the State (Christina Maags)3. Ethnicity, Heritage and Human Rights in the Union of Myanmar (William Logan)4. The Obliteration of Heritage of the Jumma People and the Role of Government: The Story of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (Rumana Hashem)5. Impediment or Resource?: Contextualisation of the Shared Built Heritage in Turkey (Deniz Ikiz Kaya and Mehmet Calhan)6. From Underworld to Museum Showcase: Afro-Cuban Religions, Heritage Production and Cuban Cultural Policy (Michelle A. Tisdel)7. Dispossessing the Wilderness: Contesting Canada's National Park Narrative (Desiree Valadares)8. Famagusta, Cyprus: Cultural Heritage at the Center of Political and Cultural Contestation (Carlos Jaramillo)9. The War over Nagorno-Karabakh and Its Lasting Effects on Cultural Heritage (Marja van Heese)10. Dealing with a Difficult Past: Japan, South Korea and the UNESCO World Heritage List (Ioan Trifu)11. Lost Temporalities and Imagined Histories: The Symbolic Violence in the Greek-Macedonian Naming Dispute (Biljana Volchevska)12. Of, by and for Which People? Government and Contested Heritage in the American Midwest (Elizabeth Kryder-Reid and Larry J. Zimmerman)13. Ethno-Nationalism Revisited?: A Journey through the New Estonian National Museum (Eesti Rahva Muuseum) (Emilia Pawlusz)14. Acting in a National Play: Governmental Roles during the Zwarte Piet Contestation (Pieter Wagenaar and Jeroen Rodenberg)15. Conclusion: Roles Governments Play in Shaping the Symbolic Landscape (Jeroen Rodenberg and Pieter Wagenaar).
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319919133 20180910
Heritage practices often lead to social exclusion, as such practices can favor certain values over others. In some cases, exclusion from a society's symbolic landscape can spark controversy, or rouse emotion so much so that they result in cultural contestation. Examples of this abound, but few studies explicitly analyze the role of government in these instances. In this volume, scholars from a variety of academic backgrounds examine the various and often conflicting roles governments play in these processes-and governments do play a role. They act as authors and authorizers of the symbolic landscape, from which societal groups may feel excluded. Yet, they also often attempt to bring parties together and play a mitigating role.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319919133 20180910
Green Library
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ix, 292 pages ; 25 cm
  • Intro; Preface; Contents; List of Contributors; Introduction: Cultural Heritage Law and the Quest for Human Identities; 1 The Challenges of International Cultural Heritage Law; 2 Cultural Property, Heritage, and Goods; 3 Whose Cultural Heritage? Multiple and Complex Identities; 4 Inclusion and Exclusion Through a Common Cultural Heritage; References; Part I: Linguistic Diversity; Le Commissaire aux droits de lh́omme, un acteur de la protection de la diversité linguistique; 1 Introduction; 2 Les enjeux de la diversité linguistique en terme de droits de lh́omme
  • 2.1 Lé́gale jouissance des droits et lé́gal accès aux services2.2 Lápplication directe des droits et libertés fondamentaux; 3 La protection des langues, un enjeu pour la démocratie; 3.1 La protection du pluralisme linguistique; 3.2 La place des langues dans líntégration et la construction de démocraties à caractère participatif; 4 Conclusion; Références; Minority Languages in Education in Europe: A Contrasting Exercise of the Cases of the Catalan in Catalonia in Spain and the So...; 1 Introduction; 2 Language Rights in Education Concerning Sorbian in Germany; 2.1 The Historical Background
  • 2.2 The Current German School System2.3 Laws Governing the Schooling Models in Sorbian in Saxony and Brandenburg; 2.3.1 Primary Education; 2.3.2 Secondary Education; 3 Language Rights in Education in Catalonia in Spain; 3.1 Historical Background; 3.2 Current Spanish Education System; 3.3 Laws Governing the Schooling Model in Catalan in Catalonia; 3.3.1 Primary Education; 3.3.2 Secondary Education; 4 Evaluation of the Different Education Models; 5 Summary; References; Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Protection: The Case of Regional and Minority Languages
  • 1 The Protection of Immaterial Cultural Heritage2 Language as Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Protection; 3 European Efforts at Protecting Minority Languages; 4 The European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages; 5 Monitoring Practice Under the Language Charter; 6 Conclusions: Are There Lessons to Be Learned?; References; Part II: Other Cultural Goods and Heritage; Réflexions sur la circulation internationale des collections muséales: De límmunité à la copropriété ?; 1 Introduction; 2 Les lacunes des régimes dímmunités en matière de prêts internationaux de biens culturels
  • 2.1 Insuffisance du régime international des immunités2.2 Insuffisance des dispositions normatives internes subsidiaires aux immunités internationales; 2.3 Incompatibilité des immunités et du régime spécifique des collections muséales; 3 La copropriété, une piste de réconciliation entre le droit international et le prêt de biens culturels?; 3.1 Des collections muséales matérialisant un intérêt partagé; 3.2 Propositions pour un régime juridique de copropriété pour les collections muséales; 3.3 Une efficacité de la copropriété à relativiser; 4 Conclusion; Références
This book explores the objects, means and ends of international cultural heritage protection. It starts from a broad conception of cultural heritage that encompasses both tangible property, such as museum objects or buildings, and intangible heritage, such as languages and traditions. Cultural heritage thus defined is protected by various legal regimes, including the law of armed conflicts, UNESCO Conventions and international criminal law. With a view to strengthening international protection, the authors analyze existing regimes and elaborate innovative concepts, such as blue helmets of culture and safe havens for endangered cultural heritage. Finally, the ends of international protection come to the fore, and the authors address possible conflicts between protecting cultural diversity and wishes to strengthen cultural identity.
Law Library (Crown)
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xv, 243 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
  • Part I: Cultural Heritage Management: Establishing Background 1.Cultural Heritage Components Cecilia L. Salvatore and John T. Lizama 2.Beyond Stewardship and Consultation: Use, Care, and Protection of Indigenous Cultural Heritage Loriene Roy and Ciaran Trace 3.Ephemerality and Permanence: Situating Performance as Intangible Cultural Heritage Brian Diettrich 4.Cultural Heritage and Public Folklore: Tales of Tradition Gregory Hansen 5.Legal Approaches to the Protection of Cultural Heritage Patty Gerstenblith Part II: Cultural Heritage Management in Traditional Cultures 6.Roman Textiles and Heritage in Syria Tasha Vorderstrasse 7.Chamorro Language Revitalization in the CNMI and Guam Elizabeth Rechebei and Sandra Chung 8.The Trilogy of Cultural Heritage: Preserving Heritage in an Ethnographical Museum Alexandru Chiselev 9.Preserving the Gastronomical Heritage in a Multiethnic Region: Tulcea County, Dobruja Region, Romania as a Case Study Juliana Titov Part III: Technology's Role in Cultural Heritage Management Today 10.The Tools and Technology in Cultural Heritage Management Cecilia Lizama Salvatore 11.Curating Digital Cultural Heritage Materials Stacy Kowalczyk 12.Cultural Heritage, Audiovisual Archives and Digital Return: the 21st century mandate Diane Thram 13.Toward Community Engaged Archiving: Building a Digi-Rasquache Archives Janet Ceja Alcala and Desiree Alaniz 14.The Power of Lists: World Heritage through its Information System Marta Severo 15.Advances and Trends in Bibliographic Research: Examples of New Technological Applications for the Management of the Geo-Referenced Library Heritage. Agata Maggio and Maurizio Lazzari 16.Visual Environment for Cultural Heritage (VECH) Maria Aranzazu Respaldiza and Monica Wachowicz 17.Architecture, Heritage, and Tourism in Nicaragua and Morocco: Using Cataloging Tools to Strengthen Cultural Identities and Heritage Guido Cimadomo 18."Memovoice": Approaches to a Participative Identification of (Ladin) Heritage in the Dolomites Emanuel Valentin.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781538110911 20180423
No other book is available that takes into consideration the diverse components of cultural heritage and suggests how these components can best be: -organized and arranged, -cataloged and described, -exhibited, -made accessible, -and preserved and conserved by librarians, archivists, and museum curators. Cultural Heritage Care and Management: Theory and Practice covers a vast array of components such as landscape, foodways, performance and dance, language, etc. In addition, the tools, technologies, and methodologies for organizing and arranging, cataloging and describing, exhibiting, providing access, and preserving and conserving these components are also covered. In this book: -Diverse, indigenous, and global perspectives of cultural heritage are described -Laws and cultural rules and norms for the care and management of cultural heritage resources and components are discussed -Tools and methodologies for the organization, access, and preservation of cultural heritage are described. -Theories and concepts related to digital heritage are discussed.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781538110911 20180423
Green Library
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xix, 205 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Introduction Luigina Ciolfi, Areti Damala, Eva Hornecker, Monika Lechner and Laura Maye Archaeological Remote Sensing: Some Community Engagement in Ireland Kevin Barton and Daniel Curley Online Maker Communities: Craft and New Spaces of Engagement with Cultural Heritage Amalia Sabiescu, Martin Woolley, Catherine Cummings, Janine Prins, and Neil Forbes The Limerick Dance Halls Project: The Charm of Discreet Technology Gabriela Avram Towards User Engagement Models for Citizen Science: Initiatives in the Digital Cultural Heritage Domain Edel Jennings, Milena Dobreva, and Anna Devreni-Koutsouki Challenges in Designing Cultural Heritage Crowdsourcing: Tools with Indigenous Communities Colin Stanley, Daniel G. Cabrero, Heike Winschiers-Theophilus, and Edwin Blake How to get small museums involved in digital innovation: A design-inclusive research approach Arnold P.O.S. Vermeeren and Licia Calvi Emotional Connections with the Past: Exploring Engagement with Historical Images from an Online Museum Collection Tom Wrigglesworth and Leon Watts Artcasting, Mobilities, and Inventiveness: Engaging with New Approaches to Arts Evaluation Jen Ross, Claire Sowton, Jeremy Knox, and Chris Speed Challenging Political Agendas through Indigenous Media: Hawai'i and the Promotion and Protection of Cultural Heritage through the Use of Social Media Susan Shay War at your Doorstep: Supporting Communities Discovering their Local History via Interactive Technology Anna Pisetti, Elena Not and Daniela Petrelli.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138697195 20180312
Cultural heritage communities of interest have increasingly expanded from cultural heritage professionals to volunteers, special interest groups and independent citizen-led initiative groups. Digital technology has also increasingly impacted cultural heritage by affording novel experiences of it - it features in a number of activities for all the aforementioned groups, as well as acting as support for visitors to cultural heritage centres. With different degrees of formality and training, these communities are increasingly defining and taking ownership of what is of value to them, thus reconfiguring the care, communication, interpretation and validation of heritage. Digital technology has played a crucial role in this transformative process. In a fully international context, cultural heritage practitioners, community champions and academics from different fields of study have contributed to this book. Each chapter brings to the fore the multiple relationships between heritage, communities and technologies as a focus of study and reflection in an inclusive way. Contributions touch upon present and future opportunities for technology, as well as participatory design processes with different stakeholders. This book brings together ideas from different disciplines, cultures, methods and goals, to inspire scholars and practitioners involved in community heritage projects.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138697195 20180312
Green Library
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xix, 311 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction: Affective heritage practices Margaret Wetherell, Laurajane Smith, and Gary Campbell Part I: Commemoration and remembering 1. Labour of love and devotion? The search for the lost soldiers of Russia Johanna Dahlin 2. Troubling heritage: intimate pasts and public memories at Derry/Londonderry's `temple'Margo Shea 3. Commemoration, affective practice, and the difficult histories of war Amy McKernan and Julie McLeod 4. Constructing heritage through subjectivity: museum of broken relationships Zeljka Miklosevic and Darko Babic 5. The Battle of Orgreave (1984) Toby Juliff Part II: Belonging and exclusion 6. Apologising for past wrongs: emotion-reason rhetoric in political discourse Martha Augoustinos, Brianne Hastie and Peta Callaghan 7. Experiencing mixed emotions in the museum: empathy and memory in visitors' responses to histories of migration Rhiannon Mason, Katherine Lloyd, Areti Galani and Joanne Sayner 8. Coming undone: protocols of emotion in Canadian human rights museology Jennifer Claire Robinson 9. Touring the post-conflict city: negotiating affects during Belfast's black cab mural tours Katie Markham 10. Performing affection, constructing heritage? Civil and political mobilizations around the Ottoman legacy in Bulgaria Ivo Strahilov and Slavka Karakusheva 11. Clashing and sharing: practicing emotion networks in heritage production Jasmijn Rana, Marlous Willemsen and Hester Dibbits Part III: Learning Teaching and Engaging 12. Understanding the emotional regimes of reconciliation in engagements with `difficult' heritage Michalinos Zembylas 13. Affective practices of learning at the museum: children's critical encounters with the past Dianne Mulcahy and Andrea Witcomb 14. White guilt and shame: students' emotional reactions to digital stories of race in a South African classroom Daniela Gachago, Vivienne Bozalek and Dick Ng'ambi 15. Settler-indigenous relationships and the emotional regime of empathy in Australian history school textbooks in times of reconciliation Angelique Stastny 16. `Head and heart' responses to treaty education in Aotearoa New Zealand: Feeling the timeline of colonisation Ingrid Huygens 17. Raw emotion: the living memory module at three sites of practice, Queensland, Australia Celmara Pocock, Marion Stell and Geraldine Mate 18. Using emotions at the Museum of Medicine - the making of doctors, caretakers and patients Cecilia Rodehn.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138579293 20180828
Emotion, Affective Practices, and the Past in the Present is a response to debates in the humanities and social sciences about the use of emotion. This timely and unique book explores the ways emotion is embroiled and used in contemporary engagements with the past, particularly in contexts such as heritage sites, museums, commemorations, political rhetoric and ideology, debates over issues of social memory, and touristic uses of heritage sites. Including contributions from academics and practitioners in a range of countries, the book reviews significant and conflicting academic debates on the nature and expression of affect and emotion. As a whole, the book makes an argument for a pragmatic understanding of affect and, in doing so, outlines Wetherell's concept of affective practice, a concept utilised in most of the chapters in this book. Since debates about affect and emotion can often be confusing and abstract, the book aims to clarify these debates and, through the use of case studies, draw out their implications for theory and practice within heritage and museum studies. Emotion, Affective Practices, and the Past in the Present should be essential reading for students, academics, and professionals in the fields of heritage and museum studies. The book will also be of interest to those in other disciplines, such as social psychology, education, archaeology, tourism studies, cultural studies, media studies, anthropology, sociology, and history.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138579293 20180828
Green Library
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xvi, 182 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
  • List of Illustrations Preface Acknowledgments Abbreviations and Acronyms Introduction 1. Archaeology and Community Economic Development 2. The Public Good Paradigm and Disempowered Communities 3. Governance Alternatives 4. Asociacion Inkallaqta: An Artisan's Cooperative in Peru 5. Maya Centre Women's Group: A Community Business in Belize 6. The Burren Centre: A Heritage Interpretive Center in Ireland 7. I Parchi della Val di Cornia: A Cluster of Heritage Sites in Italy 8. Conclusion Bibliography Index.
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Peter G. Gould seeks to identify the success factors associated with economic development projects within communities adjacent to archaeological or heritage sites, a growing interest among archaeologists and heritage managers. Typically, the success of site museums, tourism businesses, or crafts cooperatives is rarely reported on in scholarly literature or subjected to systematic study. This book addresses that gap. Gould argues that the success of community projects is inextricably linked to the mechanisms community members use to govern their project activities, and provides a much-needed assessment of the issues relating to community governance. Drawing together insights from economic analysis, political science, tourism scholarship, complexity scholarship, and the governance of non-profit enterprises, Gould suggests a model for community governance and illustrates the workings of that model through four case studies. Armed with this book's theoretical foundation, heritage professionals will have practical approaches to consider when designing community economic development projects.
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xxi, 252 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
  • Engaging archaeology : an introduction and a guide / Stephen W. Silliman
  • Landscapes, settlements, and regions
  • Climbing hillforts and thinking about warfare in the pre-Columbian Andes / Elizabeth Arkush
  • Losing control in the American Southwest : collaborative archaeology in the service of descendant communities / Matthew Liebmann
  • Getting it wrong for all the right reasons : developing an approach to systematic settlement survey for Viking Age Iceland / John M. Steinberg, Douglas J. Bolender, and Brian N. Damiatta
  • Archaeological projects in India : decolonizing archaeological research, assessing success, and valuing failure / Uzma Z. Rizvi
  • Lifeways of the first Australians : regional archaeology in the remote north of Australia / Jane Balme
  • The Kuril Biocomplexity Project : anatomy of an interdisciplinary research program in the North Pacific / Ben Fitzhugh
  • Listen for the echo of drums across the water : rock art sites as engaged community research in Ontario, Canada / John William Norder
  • The heart of lightness : doing archaeology in the Brazilian Central Amazon / Eduardo G. Neves
  • Sites, households, and communities
  • Household archaeology at the community scale? : refining research design in a complex Polynesian chiefdom / Jennifer G. Kahn
  • Research spaces from borderland places : Late Woodland archaeology in southern Ontario / Neal Ferris
  • Ethnoarchaeology of pottery in Tigray, Ethiopia : engaging with marginalized people / Diane Lyons
  • Integrating paleoethnobotany in investigations of Spanish colonialism in the American Southwest / Heather B. Trigg
  • Framing local history with global archaeological lenses in Osun Grove, Nigeria / Akinwumi Ogundiran
  • Rooting in New England : archaeologies of colonialism, community, and collaboration / Stephen W. Silliman
  • Accidentally digging Central America's earliest village / Rosemary A. Joyce
  • Slouching towards theory : implementing bioarchaeological research at Petra, Jordan / Megan A. Perry
  • In archaeology, "You get what you get," and most of the time what you get is unexpected : investigating Paleoindians in western North America / Ted Goebel
  • Archaeologies of a medieval Irish castle : thinking about trim / Tadhg O'Keeffe
  • Materials, collections, and analyses
  • Dr. Stage-Love, or, How I learned to stop worrying and love my dissertation on clay pipes / Anna Agbe-Davies
  • Lessons learned in seriating Maya pottery / Lisa Lecount
  • The bones from the other tell : zooarchaeology at Çatal Hüyük West / David Orton
  • Disrupting fixed narratives : researching colonial dress and identity in museum collections / Diana DiPaolo Loren
  • Reverse engineering in prehistory : the Neolithic bow of La Draga, Spain / Juan A. Barceló, Vera Moitinho de Almeida, Oriol López, Antoni Palomo, and Xavier Terradas
  • Learning about learning in Ice Age France through stone tools : an intersectional feminist approach without gender / Kathleen Sterling
  • How not to write a PhD thesis : some real-life lessons from 1990s Michigan and prehistoric Italy / John Robb.
Bringing together 25 case studies from archaeological projects worldwide, Engaging Archaeology candidly explores personal experiences, successes, challenges, and even frustrations from established and senior archaeologists who share invaluable practical advice for students and early-career professionals engaged in planning and carrying out their own archaeological research. With engaging chapters, such as How Not to Write a PhD Thesis on Neolithic Italy and Accidentally Digging Central America's Earliest Village , readers are transported to the desks, digs, and data-labs of the authors, learning the skills, tricks of the trade, and potential pit-falls of archaeological fieldwork and collections research. Case studies collectively span many regions, time periods, issues, methods, and materials. From the pre-Columbian Andes to Viking Age Iceland, North America to the Middle East, Medieval Ireland to remote north Australia, and Europe to Africa and India, Engaging Archaeology is packed with rich, first-hand source material. Unique and thoughtful, Stephen W. Silliman s guide is an essential course book for early-stage researchers, advanced undergraduates, and new graduate students, as well as those teaching and mentoring. It will also be insightful and enjoyable reading for veteran archaeologists.
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381 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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vi, 212 pages ; 24 cm
  • Contents PROLOGUE The Middle East and Me SECTION ONE-NARRATIVITY, AGENCY AND EMPLOTMENT Chapter One-The Passion Will Play Narrativity and Resistance Chapter Two-Gunpowder, Treason and Emplotment Motive, Agency and Trope SECTION TWO-TRAGIC EMPLOTMENTS Chapter Three "The fanged serpent of the mountain" Kurdish resistance and the Primeval Hills Chapter Four "A true people like so many others the world has seen" Bedouin insurgency past and present Chapter Five "Their hearts were confident, full of their plans" Palestinians and Philistines SECTION THREE-ROMANTIC EMPLOTMENTS Chapter Six "There was no king in Israel" The Early Iron Age in Israeli Settler Narratives Chapter Seven "Realm like his was never won by mortal king" Himyarites and Huthis in the Yemen Chapter Eight "Our Place Here is But a Deception" Al-Andalus in Islamic Ideology EPILOGUE "Those who ignore history are condemned to retweet it." ã ã ã ã ã ã ã .
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Near Eastern archaeology is generally represented as a succession of empires with little attention paid to the individuals, labelled as terrorists at the time, that brought them down. Their stories, when viewed against the backdrop of current violent extremism in the Middle East, can provide a unique long-term perspective. Extremism, Ancient and Modern brings long-forgotten pasts to bear on the narratives of radical groups today, recognizing the historical bases and specific cultural contexts for their highly charged ideologies. The author, with expertise in Middle Eastern archaeology and counter-terrorism work, provides a unique viewpoint on a relatively under-researched subject. This timely volume will interest a wide readership, from undergraduate and graduate students of archaeology, history and politics, to a general audience with an interest in the deep historical narratives of extremism and their impact on today's political climate.
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xvii, 299 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Foreword / Elizabeth D. Benchley
  • The Old Spaniard: introduction / Roger C. Smith
  • Marine archaeology comes to Pensacola: archaeological background / Roger C. Smith
  • Florida's forgotten colony: historical background / John E. Worth
  • Nautical archaeology of a shipwreck: the ship's architecture / James D. Spirek and Joseph Cozzi
  • 5. What they left behind: the artifact assemblage / John R. Bratten
  • 6. Archaeology in the laboratory: artifact conservation / John R. Bratten
  • Pensacola's public participation: outreach and engagement / Della A. Scott-Ireton
  • What we learned: conclusions / John R. Bratten, Joseph Cozzi, Della A. Scott-Ireton, Roger C. Smith, James D. Spirek, and John E. Worth
  • New discoveries: epilogue / Gregory Cook, John R. Bratten, and John E. Worth.
In 1559, Spanish explorer Tristan de Luna led a fleet of ships from Mexico to Pensacola Bay, Florida. His objective was to settle the Florida frontier for the Kingdom of Spain. But a hurricane struck soon after his arrival, destroying the small colony and sinking six of his ships. Few significant remains were uncovered for more than 400 years--until a ship was found underwater off Emanuel Point in modern-day Pensacola. Florida's Lost Galleon documents this groundbreaking discovery, the earliest shipwreck found in Florida. Underwater archaeologists describe how they explored the ship's hull and recorded it carefully in order to reconstruct the original vessel and its last mission. They take readers into the laboratory, where they explain how the waterlogged objects they uncovered were analyzed and prepared for public display. The story of the ill-fated colony unfolds as they discuss the surprisingly well-preserved Spanish colonial artifacts, including armor, ammunition, plant and animal remains, and wooden and metal tools. The excavation of the Emanuel Point shipwreck was driven by the enthusiasm and support of local volunteers, and this volume argues for the importance of such public archaeology projects. Florida's Lost Galleon invites readers to experience the exciting world of marine archaeology as it opens up a forgotten chapter in American history.
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17. Ghost towns [2018]

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224 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
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iv, 190 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
  • Chapter 1. Introduction - Charlotte Henderson-- Chapter 2. Archaeological human skeletal collections: their significance and value as an ongoing contribution to research - Jelena Bekvalac and Dr Rebecca Redfern-- Chapter 3. The Grant Human Skeletal Collection and Other Contributions of J. C. B. Grant to Anatomy, Osteology, and Forensic Anthropology - John Albanese-- Chapter 4. Strategies for Dealing with Bias in Identified Reference Collections and Implications for Research in the 21st Century - John Albanese-- Chapter 5. Bioarchaeology and Identified Skeletal Collections: Problems and Potential Solutions - Jennifer Sharman and John Albanese-- Chapter 6. The significance of identified human skeletal collections to further our understanding of the skeletal ageing process in adults - Vanessa Campanacho and Hugo F.V. Cardoso-- Chapter 7. Secular changes in cranial size and sexual dimorphism of cranial size: a comparative analysis of standard cranial dimensions in two Portuguese identified skeletal reference collections and implications for sex estimation - Luisa Marinho, Ana R. Vassalo and Hugo F. V. Cardoso-- Chapter 8. Lives Not Written in Bones: Discussing Biographical Data Associated With Identified Skeletal Collections - Francisca Alves Cardoso-- Chapter 9. The Fate of Anatomical Collections in the US: Bioanthropological Investigations of Structural Violence - Rachel J. Watkins-- Chapter 10. Final Summary - Francisca Alves-Cardoso.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781784918057 20180730
Human skeletons are widely studied in archaeological, anthropological and forensic settings to learn about the deceased. Methods used to identify individuals in forensic contexts and to determine age and sex in archaeological settings are normally tested on identified skeletal collections: collections of skeletons with known age-at-death, sex, often occupation and cause of death. These collections often represent individuals dying within the last century, but this is variable and often depends on the purpose for creating the collection. Many were developed in attempts to understand local population biology whereas those collected recently are for forensic purposes: to improve identification in legal contexts. Some of these collections were developed from body donation programmes, while others have come from cemeteries: cemeteries which were either no longer viable or needed clearing. All these factors impact on who curates these collections: archaeology or anthropology departments and museums. However, unlike many other skeletons curated in these locations, these are individuals with names. All this raises ethical questions about their creation, curation and their use for research. This book focusses on identified skeletal collections in the UK, Portugal, South Africa, USA and Canada. The chapters discuss how and why collections were amassed including the local legislation governing them. Alongside this run the ethical issues associated with their collection, curation and access to them. The demographics of the collections: who is included and why, along with such biases and how they can impact on research are also discussed, as are limitations in the documentary data associated with these individuals. The importance of these collections is also focussed on: particularly their role in developing and testing methods for age determination in adults. This shows why these collections are so vital to improve methods and interpretations for archaeological and forensic research. The importance of communicating this to the wider public is also addressed.
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xiii, 371 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Introduction: war and the destruction of antiquities in the former Ottoman Empire
  • Knowing and controlling : early archaeological exploration in the Algerian colony
  • Envisioning the future : French generals' use of ancient Rome in the 1840s
  • The view from ancient Lambaesis
  • Institutionalizing Algerian archaeology
  • Cartography and field archaeology during the Second Empire
  • Epilogue : classical archaeology in Algeria after 1870.
In Incidental Archaeologists, Bonnie Effros examines the archaeological contributions of nineteenth-century French military officers, who, raised on classical accounts of warfare and often trained as cartographers, developed an interest in the Roman remains they encountered when commissioned in the colony of Algeria. By linking the study of the Roman past to French triumphant narratives of the conquest and occupation of the Maghreb, Effros demonstrates how Roman archaeology in the forty years following the conquest of the Ottoman Regencies of Algiers and Constantine in the 1830s helped lay the groundwork for the creation of a new identity for French military and civilian settlers. Effros uses France's violent colonial war, its efforts to document the ancient Roman past, and its brutal treatment of the region's Arab and Berber inhabitants to underline the close entanglement of knowledge production with European imperialism. Significantly, Incidental Archaeologists shows how the French experience in Algeria contributed to the professionalization of archaeology in metropolitan France. Effros demonstrates how the archaeological expeditions undertaken by the French in Algeria and the documentation they collected of ancient Roman military accomplishments reflected French confidence that they would learn from Rome's technological accomplishments and succeed, where the Romans had failed, in mastering the region.
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viii, 245 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Introduction: Industrial Heritage and Regional Identities (Christian Wicke) 1.Mining Memories: Big Pit and Industrial Heritage in South Wales (Leighton James) 2. Looking Back: Representations of the Industrial Past in Asturias (Ruben Vega) 3.Regional identity and industrial heritage in the mining area of Nord-Pas-de-Calais (Marion Fontaine) 4.A Post-Industrial Mindscape? The Mainstreaming and Touristification of Industrial Heritage in the Ruhr (Stefan Berger, Jana Golombek and Christian Wicke ) 5.Contested Heritage and Regional Identity in the Borsod Industrial Area in Hungary (Gyoergyi Nemeth) 6.Identity and Mining Heritage in Romania's Jiu Valley Coal Region (David Kideckel) 7. Regional Identity in the Making? Industrial Heritage and Regional Identity in the Coal Region of Northern Kyushu in Japan (Regine Mathias) 8. `There needs to be something there for people to remember': Industrial Heritage in Newcastle and the Hunter Valley, Australia (Erik Eklund) 9.From Mills to Malls: Industrial Heritage and Regional Identity in Metropolitan Pittsburgh (Allen Dieterich-Ward) 10. Regions of heavy industry and their heritage - between identity politics and `touristification': where to next? (Stefan Berger and Paul Pickering).
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138241169 20180521
Heritage is not what we see in front of us, it is what we make of it in our heads. Heritage sites have been connected to a range of identarian projects, both spatial and non-spatial. One of the most common links with heritage has been national identity. This book stresses that heritage has developed powerful links to regional and local identities. Contributors deal explicitly with regions of heavy industry in different parts of the world, exploring non-spatial forms of identity: including class, religious, ethnic, racial, gender and cultural identities. In many heritage sites, non-spatial forms of identity are interlinked with spatial ones. Civil society action has been important in representations of regional identities and industrial-heritage campaigns. Region-branding seems to determine the ultimate success of industrial heritage, a process that is closely connected to the marketing of regions to provide a viable economic future and attract tourism to the region.ã Selected case-studies on coal and steel producing regions in this book provide the first global survey of how regions of heavy industry deal with their industrial heritage, and what it means for regional identity and region-branding. This book draws a range of powerful conclusions about the path dependency of particular forms for post-industrial regional identity in former regions of heavy industry. It highlights both commonalities and differences inã the strategies employed with regard to the regions' industrial heritage. This book will appeal to lecturers, students and scholars in the fields of heritage management, industrial studies and cultural geography .
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