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Key Concepts in Public Archaeology

Moshenska, G (Ed). (2017) Key Concepts in Public Archaeology. [Book]. UCL Press: London. Green open access

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Abstract

This book provides a broad overview of the key concepts in public archaeology, a research field that examines the relationship between archaeology and the public, in both theoretical and practical terms. While based on the long-standing programme of undergraduate and graduate teaching in public archaeology at UCL’s Institute of Archaeology, the book also takes into account the growth of scholarship from around the world and seeks to clarify what exactly ‘public archaeology’ is by promoting an inclusive, socially and politically engaged vision of the discipline. Written for students and practitioners, the individual chapters provide textbook-level introductions to the themes, theories and controversies that connect archaeology to wider society, from the trade in illicit antiquities to the use of digital media in public engagement, and point readers to the most relevant case studies and learning resources to aid their further study.

Type: Book
Title: Key Concepts in Public Archaeology
ISBN-13: 9781911576419
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.14324/111.9781911576419
Publisher version: https://doi.org/10.14324/111.9781911576419
Language: English
Additional information: Text © Contributors, 2017 Images © Contributors and copyright holders named in captions, 2017 This book is published under a Creative Commons 4.0 International license (CC BY 4.0). This license allows you to share, copy, distribute and transmit the work; to adapt the work and to make commercial use of the work providing attribution is made to the authors (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work). Attribution should include the following information: Gabriel Moshenska (ed.), Key Concepts in Public Archaeology . London, UCL Press, 2017. https://doi.org/10.14324/111.9781911576419 Further details about Creative Commons licenses are available at http://creativecommons.org/licenses
Keywords: Archaeology, Public archaeology, Heritage, Historical sites
UCL classification: UCL > School of Arts and Social Sciences
UCL > School of Arts and Social Sciences > Faculty of Social and Historical Sciences > Institute of Archaeology
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URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1574530
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