Edwin A. Lyon's A New Deal for Southeastern Archaeology PDF

By Edwin A. Lyon

ISBN-10: 0817307915

ISBN-13: 9780817307912

Recipient of the 1994 Anne B. and James B. McMillan Prize

This finished learn presents a heritage of recent Deal archaeology within the Southeast within the Thirties and early Forties and makes a speciality of the initiatives of the Federal Emergency aid management, the Civil Works management, the Works growth management, the Tennessee Valley Authority, the nationwide Park provider, and the Smithsonian Institution.

Utilizing basic resources together with correspondence and unpublished reviews, Lyon demonstrates the nice value of the recent Deal tasks within the background of southeastern and North American archaeology. New Deal archaeology reworked the perform of archaeology within the Southeast and created the foundation for the self-discipline that exists this day. With the present emphasis on curation and repatriation, archaeologists and historians will locate this quantity beneficial in reconstructing the heritage of the tasks that generated the numerous collections that now fill our museums.

 

 

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