Archaeological ethics

TitleArchaeological ethics
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1996
AuthorsVitelli, KD
Pagination272 p.
PublisherAltaMira Press
Place PublishedWalnut Creek
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number0761905308
Accession Number34356735
Call NumberLC: CC175; Dewey: 930.1
KeywordsAntiquités -- Collections et conservation -- Aspect moral. , Antiquities -- Collection and preservation -- Moral and ethical aspects. , Archaeology -- Moral and ethical aspects. , Archaeology; Philosophy , Archéologie -- Aspect moral. , Archeologische vondsten. , Bescherming. , Biens culturels -- Protection -- Aspect moral. , Cultural property -- Protection -- Moral and ethical aspects. , Ethische aspecten. , Verzamelen.
AbstractThis volume uses professional archaeological codes of ethics to help the reader understand how these codes can be used by practicing archaeologists to solve ethical questions. It discusses issues such as the ownership of the past, relationships between international and national politics, and the connections between the archaeological record and those affected by its study. The volume also looks at the profession of archaeology and discusses issues such as archaeology and reburial, repatriation, and representation.
Notesmap ; 23 cm.Palaeolithic obsidian from Franchthi Cave: a case study in context -- Archaeology and the ethics of collecting / Arlen F. Chase, Diane Z. Chase, and Harriot W. Topsey -- Black day at Slack Farm / Brian Fagan -- Daring to deal with huaqueros / Carol L. Howell -- A seductive and troubling work / Ricardo J. Elia -- Project Sting / John Neary -- Turkey's war on the illicit antiquities trade / Mark Rose and Özgen Acar -- The looting of Arkansas: how one state copes with the erosion of its cultural heritage / Spencer P.M. Harrington -- Enlightened stewardship / Brian Fagan -- The looting of Bulgaria / Douglass Bailey -- The glory that was Angkor / Russell Ciochon and Jamie James -- Securing sites in time of war / Arlene Krimgold Fleming -- Operation Scroll / Neil Asher Silberman -- Who owns the spoils of war? / Karl E. Meyer -- St. Lawrence: archaeology of a Bering Sea island / Stuart Scott -- The rape of Mali / Michel Brent -- Champion of aboriginal art / Denis D. Gray -- People without history / Roderick J. McIntosh, Susan Keech McIntosh, and Téréba Togola -- Reburial: is it reasonable? / Duane Anderson -- Burying American archaeology / Clement W. Meighan -- Sharing control of the past / Larry J. Zimmerman -- Bones and bureaucrats: New York's great cemetery imbroglio / Spencer P.M. Harrington -- The arrogant archaeologist / Brian Fagan -- The gringo stigma / Randall H. McGuire -- Archaeology's dirty secret / Brian Fagan."Readings from archaeology magazine."/ Includes bibliographical references (p. 266-272).edited by Karen D. Vitelli. More Records: Show record informationBook
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