Science, politics, and the Big Dig a history of the Southeast Archeological Center and the development of cultural resources management in the southeast by Cameron Binkley

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Published by Cultural Resources Division, Southeast Regional Office, National Park Service in Atlanta, Ga .

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  • Southeast Archeological Center (U.S.),
  • Cultural property -- Protection -- Southern States,
  • Cultural property -- Protection -- United States,
  • Archaeology and state -- Southern States,
  • Archaeology and state -- United States,
  • National parks and reserves -- Southern States -- Management,
  • National parks and reserves -- United States -- Management

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Statementwritten by Cameron Binkley.
ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service. Southeast Regional Office. Cultural Resources Division., Southeast Archeological Center (U.S.)
LC ClassificationsCC136 .B56 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 234 p. :
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16519433M
LC Control Number2007406156

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