Год издания: 2008
Количество страниц: 304
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"The conventional subject matter of maritime archaeology is usually thought to be 'shipwrecks,' which become archaeological sites through some kind of catastrophic event. Ships' Graveyards is highly significant because it furnishes convincing rationales fthe need to understand deliberate abandonment processes--those resulting from ship owners' decisions and behaviors. Clearly, this is a landmark study of a neglected topic that is likely to stimulate exciting research for decades to come."--Michael B. Schir, University of Arizona Ships' Graveyards is an explicitly theoretical study that avoids the single-site bias prevalent in most underwater archaeology research. It also eschews the traditional examination of shipwreck sites as the core component of stuin this field. Instead, 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...