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H 276 x W 203 mm

344 pages

8 tables, 34 figures (32 plates in colour)

Published Jan 2019

Archaeopress Access Archaeology


Paperback: 9781789691054

Digital: 9781789691061

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Heritage management; Archaeology; Sustainability; Conservation; World heritage sites; Tourism; Economy

Archaeological Heritage Conservation and Management

By Brian J. Egloff

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Archaeological heritage conservation is all too often highly conflicted. Economic interests are often at the forefront of management decision-making with heritage values given lesser, if any, consideration, but when heritage places are managed with international principles in mind the sites stand out as evidencing superior outcomes.



1. Introduction; 2. Archaeology, significance and heritage; 3. Internationalism; 4. Challenges; 5. Sustainability; 6. Economics; 7. Governance and risks; 8. International reflections; References; Appendix 1 International and national instruments; Appendix 2 Salalah Guidelines for the Management of Public Archaeological Sites

About the Author

BRIAN J. EGLOFF is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Canberra and has been active in both field research and heritage management since the 1960s. He has undertaken studies on the cultural and ecological base of the Cherokee Nation, the prehistory of Eastern Papua and on Australian Aboriginal land rights as well as participated in projects in Wisconsin, Tasmania, Pohnpei, Mauritius and Laos. His current interests lie in Aboriginal land management and the implement of international heritage conservation and management programmes. Brian’s most recent publications focus on the illicit trade in cultural property.