Maritime Archaeology A Reader of Substantive and Theoretical Contributions

This unique text presents a variety of writings discussing the spectrum of theory and practice in maritime archaeology from its beginnings in the late 1940s to the early 1990s. It is the first such comprehensive reference available, covering the field's history, approaches to fieldwork, technic...

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Main Author: Babits, Lawrence E.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Tilburg, Hans (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Boston, MA Springer US 1998, 1998
Series:The Springer Series in Underwater Archaeology
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This unique text presents a variety of writings discussing the spectrum of theory and practice in maritime archaeology from its beginnings in the late 1940s to the early 1990s. It is the first such comprehensive reference available, covering the field's history, approaches to fieldwork, technical developments, and areal bibliographies. Notable attention is given to the scientific method in two classic chapters by Platt and Chamberlin, augmented by flow charts and examples. Comparative readings explore the differing views of academics, amateurs, and treasure hunters on the contentious subject of underwater resources. Students will find no more complete introduction to the subject
Physical Description:XX, 590 p online resource
ISBN:9781489900845