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The Civil War on the Pacific Coast

Hans Konrad Van Tilburg.

in A Civil War Gunboat in Pacific Waters

December 2010; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Underwater Archaeology. 17739 words.

Most of the important naval events during the Civil War, like Hampton Roads and the Battle of Mobile Bay, were not Pacific events. The majority of the Union's naval efforts during the Civil...

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Closing the Books (<i>Cuentas y Quentas</i>)

James A. Lewis.

in The Spanish Convoy of 1750

May 2009; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Underwater Archaeology. 3024 words.

Significant portions of the surviving documentation concerning the 1750 flota are financial accounts. In Spanish, the word “account” can carry a narrative as well as a financial meaning....

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Conclusion

Nathan Richards.

in Ships' Graveyards

August 2008; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Underwater Archaeology. 2418 words.

This chapter summarizes the findings of the research and brings together the common threads found within the preceding chapters. These linked arguments help reinforce the contention that...

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Conclusions

Ayşe Devrim Atauz.

in Eight Thousand Years of Maltese Maritime History

March 2008; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Underwater Archaeology. 3196 words.

This chapter discusses the supposed importance of the island throughout its history. It states that the inflated importance of the islands in modern history is largely an outgrowth of the...

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Death of a Greyhound

James A. Lewis.

in The Spanish Convoy of 1750

May 2009; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Underwater Archaeology. 2387 words.

True to her name, the Galga (greyhound) and her companion prize, the Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes, raced north far ahead of the rest of the flota. While there is a paucity of information...

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Detecting Organic Materials in Waterlogged Sediments

Andreas Weller and Andreas Bauerochse.

in The Oxford Handbook of Wetland Archaeology

December 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Underwater Archaeology. 4646 words.

This chapter discusses geophysical techniques for detecting organic materials within peat deposits. It focuses on the spectral induced polarization method and ground-penetrating radar,...

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Eight Thousand Years of Maltese Maritime History

Ayşe Devrim Atauz.

March 2008; p ublished online September 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Underwater Archaeology. 400 pages.

For millennia, Malta has always been considered a site of strategic importance. From the arrival of the Phoenicians through rule under Carthage, Rome, Sicilian Arabs, Normans, and Genovese,...

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Epilogue

Russell K. Skowronek.

in HMS Fowey Lost and Found

January 2009; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Underwater Archaeology. 7474 words.

This chapter examines the lessons that can be learned from legal and conservation issues surrounding the HMS Fowey shipwreck found at Legare Anchorage. It discusses the parallels between...

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Ethics, Underwater Cultural Heritage, and International Law

Thijs J. Maarleveld.

in The Oxford Handbook of Maritime Archaeology

December 2013; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Underwater Archaeology. 11657 words.

Maritime archaeology has given rise to quite a few issues. The meaning of heritage for the society has undergone changes, and thus, ethical discussion has evolved, which is discussed in...

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Ethics, Underwater Cultural Heritage, and International Law

Thijs J. Maarleveld.

in The Oxford Handbook of Maritime Archaeology

August 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Underwater Archaeology. 11661 words.

Maritime archaeology has given rise to quite a few issues. The meaning of heritage for the society has undergone changes, and thus, ethical discussion has evolved, which is discussed in...

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