Archaeology Matters: Action Archaeology in the Modern World

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 3/15/2008
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Senior archaeologist Jeremy Sabloff points students to ways in which archaeology is can be relevant to the understanding and amelioration of modern problems.

Author Biography

Jeremy A. Sabloff is Curator of Mesoamerican Archaeology, Williams Director Emeritus, and the Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania Museum. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Philosophical Society, and fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Society of Antiquaries, London

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsp. 10
Prefacep. 11
Acknowledgmentsp. 12
The Importance of the Past for the Presentp. 15
Lessons from the Past?p. 33
How Can the Prospects for a Sustainable World Be Improved?p. 47
Is Warfare Inevitable?p. 59
Why Cities?p. 69
What Can Be Done to Preserve the World's Historical Heritage?p. 79
Future Directionsp. 93
Epiloguep. 103
Following Up the Book's Themes: An Introductory Guidep. 111
Notesp. 119
Referencesp. 127
Indexp. 145
About the Authorp. 151
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