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A Companion to Cultural Resource Management

A Companion to Cultural Resource Management

Thomas F. King (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-405-19873-8

May 2011, Wiley-Blackwell

600 pages

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A Companion to Cultural Resource Management is an essential guide to those wishing to gain a deeper understanding of CRM and heritage management. Expert contributors share their knowledge and illustrate CRM's practice and scope, as well as the core issues and realities in preserving cultural heritages worldwide.
  • Edited by one of the world's leading experts in the field of cultural resource management, with contributions by a wide range of experts, including archaeologists, architectural historians, museum curators, historians, and representatives of affected groups
  • Offers a broad view of cultural resource management that includes archaeological sites, cultural landscapes, historic structures, shipwrecks, scientific and technological sites and objects, as well as intangible resources such as language, religion, and cultural values
  • Highlights the realities that face CRM practitioners "on the ground"

Notes on Contributors viii

Acknowledgments xvi

Introduction 1
Thomas F. King

Part I General Classes of Cultural Resources 11

1 Studying and Evaluating the Built Environment 13
Kathryn M. Kuranda

2 Principles of Architectural Preservation 29
David L. Ames and Leila Hamroun

3 Archaeology of the Distant Past 54
Michael J. Moratto

4 Archaeology of the Recent Past 78
Thomas F. King

5 Geographies of Cultural Resource Management: Space, Place and Landscape 95
William M. Hunter

6 Culturally Signifi cant Natural Resources: Where Nature and Culture Meet 114
Anna J. Willow

7 History as a Cultural Resource 128
Deborah Morse-Kahn

8 Portable Cultural Property: “This Belongs in a Museum?” 141
Wendy Giddens Teeter

9 “Intangible” Cultural Resources: Values are in the Mind 156
Sheri Murray Ellis

10 Religious Belief and Practice 172
Michael D. McNally

11 Language as an Integrated Cultural Resource 203
Bernard C. Perley

Part II Special Types of Cultural Resources 221

12 Challenges of Maritime Archaeology: In Too Deep 223
Sean Kingsley

13 Historic Watercraft: Keeping Them Afl oat 245
Susan B. M. Langley

14 Historic Aircraft and Spacecraft: Enfants Terribles 263
Ric Gillespie

15 Studying and Managing Aerospace Crash Sites 272
Craig Fuller and Gary Quigg

16 Evaluating and Managing Technical and Scientific Properties: Rockets, Tang™, and Telescopes 281
Paige M. Peyton

17 Historic Battlefields: Studying and Managing Fields of Conflict 298
Nancy Farrell

18 Managing Our Military Heritage 319
D. Colt Denfeld

19 Linear Resources and Linear Projects: All in Line 337
Charles W. Wheeler

20 Rock Art as Cultural Resource 351
Linea Sundstrom and Kelley Hays-Gilpin

Part III Perspectives on Cultural Resource Management 371

21 Consultation in Cultural Resource Management: An Indigenous Perspective 373
Reba Fuller

22 A Displaced People’s Perspective on Cultural Resource Management: Where We’re From 385
David Nickell

Part IV Legal, Administrative, and Practical Contexts 403

23 Cultural Resource Laws: The Legal Mélange 405
Thomas F. King

24 International Variety in Cultural Resource Management 420
Thomas J. Green

25 Consultation and Negotiation in Cultural Resource Management 439
Claudia Nissley

26 Being a US Government Cultural Resource Manager 454
Russell L. Kaldenberg

27 Making a Living in Private Sector Cultural Resource Management 472
Tom Lennon

28 The Historic Built Environment: Preservation and Planning 488
Diana Painter

29 CRM and the Military: Cultural Resource Management 515
Michael K. Trimble and Susan Malin-Boyce

30 A Future for Cultural Resource Management? 534
Thomas F. King

Index 550

“This focus on hands-on knowledge and practice is very valuable”  (Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 1 January 2014)