Number 3, May - Society for American Archaeology
... mind but not using archaeological
methods (archaeologists can do their
field investigations quite well enough
An interesting question is whether any
younger researchers will arise who are
themselves, with little need in many
instances to call on t ...
... on the home front. Others have been designated as National Historic Landmarks or listed in the National
Register of Historic Places.
Because World War II is still so recent, most home front properties have not yet been comprehensively
surveyed or evaluated. In addition, many sites have been lost to ...
Understanding Historic Buildings
... Creating a record of an historic building involves a range of activities. These are often
overlapping and mutually informing. Some practitioners will aim to be proficient in all
of these activities, but often collaboration will be required and it is important that the
insights generated by different ...
Gilded Ages and Gilded Archaeologies of American Exceptionalism
... whole. This standpoint was initially supported by Darwin’s theory of natural selection, but, as it became popularly understood among the educated elite, evolutionary
theory was also used to explain and confirm their own presumed supremacy. Civilization, the topmost rank in most gilded age social evo ...
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... The Midwest Region Cultural Anthropology program is interested in conducting a survey and inventory of
potential American Indian Traditional Cultural Properties (TCPs) for Missouri National Recreational River
(MNRR) in South Dakota and Nebraska. The program acting on behalf of MNRR is seeking a part ...
National Historic Preservation Act of 1966
The National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) (Public Law 89-665; 16 U.S.C. 470 et seq.) is legislation intended to preserve historical and archaeological sites in the United States of America. The act created the National Register of Historic Places, the list of National Historic Landmarks, and the State Historic Preservation Offices.Senate Bill 3035, the National Historic Preservation Act, was signed into law on October 15, 1966, and is the most far-reaching preservation legislation ever enacted in the United States. Several amendments have been made since. Among other things, the act requires federal agencies to evaluate the impact of all federally funded or permitted projects on historic properties (buildings, archaeological sites, etc.) through a process known as Section 106 Review.