Considerations for Research Designs in Shipwreck Archaeology

  • Daniel J. Lenihan
  • Larry Murphy
Part of the The Springer Series in Underwater Archaeology book series (SSUA)

Abstract

There are two basic questions addressed in this paper: (1) To what degree is the activity of shipwreck archaeology meaningfully contributing information to the overall discipline of anthropology, and (2) to what degree is the scientific methodology being employed in shipwreck archaeology as evidenced by explicit designs either inductive or deductive in nature.

Keywords

Site Excavation Cultural Resource Management Maritime Archaeology Wreck Site Underwater Archaeologist 
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  • Daniel J. Lenihan
  • Larry Murphy

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