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Public Archaeology Bibliography

Recent Books and Articles on Public Archaeology


Public Archaeology Table, Peralta Hacienda Historical Park

Public Archaeology Table, Peralta Hacienda Historical Park

David R. Cohen

This bibliography was assembled for About.com's definition of Public Archaeology.

Recent Articles

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Ballbe EG, and Steadman DW. 2008. The Political, Social and Scientific Contexts of Archaeological Investigations of Mass Graves in Spain. Archaeologies 4(3):429-444.

Blain J, and Wallis RJ. 2006. Pasts and pagan practices: moving beyond Stonehenge. Public Archaeology 5:211-222.

Holtorf C. 2005. Beyond crusades: How (not) to engage with alternative archaeologies. World Archaeology 37(4):544-551.

Holtorf C. 2007. Can You Hear Me At the Back? Archaeology, Communication and Society. European Journal of Archaeology 10:149-165.

Holtorf C. 2009. The Past is Now: an Interview With Anders Högberg. European Journal of Archaeology 11(1):7-22.

Jameson JH. 2008. Interpretation of Archaeology for the Public. In: Pearsall DM, editor. Encyclopedia of Archaeology. London: Elsevier Inc. p 1529-1543.

Joffe A. 2006. Archeology and the media. Society 43(6):71-76.

Kristensen TM. 2007. Special Reviews Section: Archaeological engagements: new media and beyond. European Journal of Archaeology 10(1):73-74.

Matthews CN. 2005. Power dialectics: Marxist reflection in archaeology. Historical Archaeology 39(4):26-44.

McManamon FP. 2006. The foundation for American public archaeology. In: Harmon D, McManamon FP, and Pitcaithley DT, editors. The Antiquities Act: A Century of American Archaeology, Historic Preservation, and Nature Conservation. Tucson: The Arizona Board of Regents, Arizona University Press. p 154-175.

Mitchell MD. 2006. Research traditions, public policy, and the underdevelopment of theory in plains archaeology: tracing the legacy of the Missouri Basin Project. American Antiquity 71:381-396.

Moore LE. 2005. Social change and Oklahoma public archaeology. North American Archaeologist 26(4):389-397.

Morgan C. 2009. (Re)Building Çatalhöyük: Changing Virtual Reality in Archaeology. Archaeologies 5(3):468-487.

Moshenska G. 2008. 'The Bible in Stone': Pyramids, Lost Tribes and Alternative Archaeologies. Public Archaeology 7:5-16.

Nichols S, Prangnell J, and Haslam M. 2005. Hearts and Minds: Public Archaeology and the Queensland School Curriculum Australian Archaeology 61:71-79.

Perry S. 2009. Fractured Media: Challenging the Dimensions of Archaeology’s Typical Visual Modes of Engagement. Archaeologies 5(3):389-415.

Pyburn KA. 2008. Public Archaeology, Indiana Jones, and Honesty. Archaeologies: Journal of the World Archaeological Congress 4(2):201-204.

Scheper-Hughes N. 2009. Making anthropology public. Anthropology Today 25(4):1-3.

Scherzler D. 2007. Journalists and Archaeologists: Notes On Dealing Constructively With the Mass Media. European Journal of Archaeology 10:185-206.

Williams H, and Williams EJL. 2007. Digging for the Dead: Archaeological Practice as Mortuary Commemoration. Public Archaeology 6(1):47–63.

Recent Books

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