Cultural Resource Laws & Practice

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AltaMira Press, 2008 - Social Science - 428 pages
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Archaeologists, historic preservationists, environmentalists, tribal governments, and even some private property owners are affected by laws regulating the use of cultural resources. In this third edition of Cultural Resource Laws and Practice, Thomas F. King presents clear, practical information for those who need to navigate the labyrinth of cultural resource management (CRM). He discusses the various federal, state, and local laws governing the protection of resources, how they have been interpreted, how they operate in practice, and even how they are sometimes in contradiction with each other. He provides helpful advice on how to ensure regulatory compliance in dealing with archaeological sites, historic buildings, urban districts, sacred sites and objects, shipwrecks, and archives. King also offers careful guidance through the confusing array of federal, state, and tribal offices concerned with cultural resource management.

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Contents

Practice
55
More About Historic Places
207
Cultural Resources in of and from the Land
251
Copyright

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Thomas F. King has worked in historic preservation since the mid-1960s as an academic, a contractor, and a government official. During 1977-79 he organized historic preservation programs in the islands of Micronesia, and from 1979-88 he oversaw Section 106 review for the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation. He is the author of four AltaMira Press books on cultural resource management among his many writings on this topic and is in demand as a consultant and workshop instructor on the subject.

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