New PDF release: A New Deal for Southeastern Archaeology

By Edwin A. Lyon

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

This complete research presents a heritage of recent Deal archaeology within the Southeast within the Thirties and early Nineteen Forties and makes a speciality of the tasks 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Utilizing fundamental resources together with correspondence and unpublished reviews, Lyon demonstrates the nice value of the hot Deal tasks within the background of southeastern and North American archaeology.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 root for the self-discipline that exists this day. With the present emphasis on curation and repatriation, archaeologists and historians will locate this quantity important in reconstructing the historical past of the tasks that generated the various collections that now fill our museums.

 

 

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