Jun 06, 2020
Approaches to the Archaeological Heritage
Posted by Henry Cleere

This book undertakes a comparative study of the history and development of legislative and administrative systems in operation today for the protection of archaeological monuments With the exception of Scandinavia and the United Kingdom, no country adopted a positive policy towards the protection and conservation of its archaeological and historical heritage until the tweThis book undertakes a comparative study of the history and development of legislative and administrative systems in operation today for the protection of archaeological monuments With the exception of Scandinavia and the United Kingdom, no country adopted a positive policy towards the protection and conservation of its archaeological and historical heritage until the twentieth century Moreover, it was not until the middle of that century, under the threat of wholesale devastation from extensive schemes for social and economic development, that the accelerating disappearance of the sites and monuments of Antiquity became the object of intensive study and legislation Since then systems of cultural resource management have developed throughout the world A range of countries from Europe, America, Asia and Africa representing a diversity of political and ideological systems capitalist, socialist and ex colonial have been selected as being broadly representative of the variety of these systems The case studies have been written by distinguished archaeologists and provide critical evaluations of the objectives and shortcomings of these systems.

  • Title: Approaches to the Archaeological Heritage
  • Author: Henry Cleere
  • ISBN: 9780521243056
  • Page: 457
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Approaches to the Archaeological Heritage This book undertakes a comparative study of the history and development of legislative and administrative systems in operation today for the protection of archaeological monuments With the exception o


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