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Author Little, Barbara J
Title Archaeology, Heritage, and Civic Engagement : Working Toward the Public Good
Imprint Walnut Creek : Taylor & Francis Group, 2014
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Note Intro -- Contents -- List of Figures and Tables -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part One - Story of Self -- Chapter 1. Story of Self -- Part Two - Story of Us -- Chapter 2. What Does It Mean to Live in the Anthropocene? -- Chapter 3. Heritage, Civic Engagement and Social Justice -- Chapter 4. The Second Bill of Rights -- Chapter 5. Public Judgment -- Chapter 6. Collaboration -- Chapter 7. A Civic Engagement Ladder and Pyramid -- Chapter 8. The (Re)Evolving Mission of Higher Education -- Chapter 9. What Is at Stake? -- Chapter 10. Museums and Civic Engagement -- Part Three - Story of Now -- Chapter 11. Building Peace Through Heritage -- References -- Index -- About the Authors
The definition of "public archaeology" has expanded in recent years to include archaeologists' collaborations with and within communities and activities in support of education, civic renewal, peacebuilding, and social justice. Barbara Little and Paul Shackel, long-term leaders in the growth of a civically-engaged, relevant archaeology, outline a future trajectory for the field in this concise, thoughtful volume. Drawing from the archaeological study of race and labor, among other examples, the authors explore this crucial opportunity and responsibility, then point the way for the discipline to contribute to the contemporary public good
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Little, Barbara J. Archaeology, Heritage, and Civic Engagement : Working Toward the Public Good Walnut Creek : Taylor & Francis Group,c2014 9781598746372
Subject Community archaeology.;Archaeology -- Social aspects.;Cultural property -- Social aspects.;Common good
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Alt Author Shackel, Paul A
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