Download PDF by Margaret E Leshikar-Denton,Pilar Luna Erreguerena: Underwater and Maritime Archaeology in Latin America and the

By Margaret E Leshikar-Denton,Pilar Luna Erreguerena

The waters of Latin the USA and the Caribbean are wealthy with archaeological websites, together with coastal settlements, protecting forts, freshwater resources, fishing-related actions, navigational aids, anchorages, harbours, ports, shipbuilding websites, shipwrecks and survivor camps. Tragically, treasure-hunting has had a deep impression on those maritime cultural assets, particularly on shipwrecks. within the final twenty years, archaeologists were struggling with the conflict opposed to those treasure hunters in an try to guard those assets as a resource of cultural background, instead of let them be considered completely as a way for monetary gift. Case reviews written basically by way of Latin American and Caribbean archaeologists reveal fascinating and leading edge learn, conservation, web site renovation, and interpretation. accordingly, this groundbreaking booklet records the rising examine pursuits of maritime archaeologists in Latin the United States and the Caribbean.

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