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Ships' graveyards : abandoned watercraft and the archaeological site formation process

Author: Nathan Richards; Society for Historical Archaeology.
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nathan Richards seeks to discover what we can learn by examining intentionally abandoned vessels and to determine what the differences are between cultural site formation processes and those created "naturally" (that is, by shipwrecks and other nautical disasters). Using Australian waters as a case study, Richards examines over 1,500 vessels abandoned over a period of more than 200 years. --from publisher  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nathan Richards; Society for Historical Archaeology.
ISBN: 9780813032573 0813032571
OCLC Number: 185033307
Notes: "Published in cooperation with the Society for Historical Archaeology"--Prelimimary page.
Description: xviii, 255 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Abandoned watercraft in history and archaeology --
The abandonment process and archaeological theory --
Watercraft abandonment in Australia : national perspectives --
Watercraft abandonment in Australia : environmental and regional perspectives --
Archaeological signatures of use --
The signatures of discard --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Nathan Richards.
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Using Australian waters as a case study, this book examines over 1,500 vessels abandoned over a period of more than 200 years. It provides a model for the examination of similar sites and processes  Read more...

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