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Repatriation and erasing the past

Author: Elizabeth Weiss; James W Springer
Publisher: Gainesville : University of Florida Press, [2020]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Engaging a current controversy important to archaeologists and indigenous communities, this volume takes a critical look at laws that mandate the return of human remains from museums and laboratories to ancestral burial grounds, offering scientific and legal perspectives on the ways repatriation laws impact research"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Weiss, Elizabeth.
Repatriation and erasing the past
Gainesville : University of Florida Press, 2020.
(DLC) 2020015453
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Weiss; James W Springer
ISBN: 9781683401858 1683401859
OCLC Number: 1154123758
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Part I. The Science of Human Remains --
Paleoindians : The Understudied Individuals --
North American Mummies : Lost Opportunities --
Biological Relationships : Missing Links --
Reconstructing the Past : Correcting Fallacies --
Part II. Human Remains and the Law --
NAGPRA and Beyond : Repatriation and Related Laws in the United States --
Other Repatriation Movements in the United States --
Part III. A Critique of the Repatriation Movement --
Reburial, Religion, and Race --
Oral Tradition as Evidence for Repatriation --
Indian Treatment of the Human Body --
Repatriation and the End of Scientific Freedom
Responsibility: Elizabeth Weiss and James W. Springer.

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