Archaeologists as Activists : Can Archaeologists Change the World?


M. Jay. Stottman
Nettressurs Engelsk 2011 · Electronic books.

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Alabama : : University of Alabama Press, , 2011.
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1 online resource (216 p.)
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Description based upon print version of record. . - Contents; List of Illustrations; Introduction: Archaeologists as Activists; Part I: Reconceptualizing Archaeology for Activism; 1. Archaeology and Activism of the Past and Present; 2. Public Archaeology, Activism, and Racism: Rethinking the Heritage "Product"; 3. Activism as Archaeological Praxis: Engaging Communities with Archaeologies that Matter; 4. Doing Our Homework: Reconsidering What Archaeology Has to Offer Schools; 5. "Movement Archaeology": Promoting the Labor Movement in Maryland; Part II: Becoming Archaeology Activists: Perspectives on Community Archaeology . - 6. Negotiating History, Slavery, and the Present: Archaeology at Farmington Plantation7. Archaeology and the Creation of a Civil War Park: Experiences from Camp Nelson, Kentucky; 8. Reconnecting Community: Archaeology and Activismat the Portland Wharf; 9. The Saratoga of the South Will Rise (or Be Razed) Again: Archaeologists Collaborating with Communities; Epilogue: Changing the World with Archaeology; References Cited; Contributors; Index . - Could archaeologists benefit contemporary cultures and be a factor in solving world problems? Can archaeologists help individuals? Can archaeologists change the world? These questions form the root of "archaeology activism" or "activist archaeology": using archaeology to advocate for and affect change in contemporary communities. Archaeologists currently change the world through the products of their archaeological research that contribute to our collective historical and cultural knowledge. Their work helps to shape and reshape our perceptions of the past and our unders
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0-8173-1712-0 . - 0-8173-5622-3

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