Edwin A. Lyon's A New Deal for Southeastern Archaeology PDF

By Edwin A. Lyon

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

This finished examine presents a background of latest Deal archaeology within the Southeast within the Thirties and early Nineteen Forties and specializes in the tasks of the Federal Emergency reduction management, the Civil Works management, the Works growth management, the Tennessee Valley Authority, the nationwide Park carrier, and the Smithsonian Institution.

Utilizing basic assets together with correspondence and unpublished reviews, Lyon demonstrates the nice significance of the recent Deal initiatives within the background of southeastern and North American archaeology.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 present 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 numerous collections that now fill our museums.

 

 

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