Archaeologists at the Table: From Community to Global

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Part of the One World Archaeology book series (WORLDARCH, volume 1)

Abstract

Well into the second decade of the millennium, archaeologists worldwide are prime movers in national and international movements in recognizing the importance of public access, inclusiveness, and sustainability as fundamental elements in promoting public understanding and appreciation of cultural heritage sites. Archaeologists provide some of the most outspoken and articulate voices on matters of heritage identification and forces of change, as well as its preservation and protection. In the age of twenty-first-century globalization, archaeologists worldwide are increasingly engaged in global, albeit less traditional, topics ranging from formal education and teaching standards to employee training, public interpretation, outreach, heritage tourism, and interpretive art.

Keywords

Europe Arena Harness 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Southeast Archeological Center, National Park ServiceU.S. Department of the InteriorTallahasseeUSA
  2. 2.ICOMOS International Committee for Interpretation and Presentation of Cultural Heritge Sites (ICIP)MercedUSA

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