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competitive tendering

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology — Law.

[Ge]

The process, widely used in the commissioning of archaeological work, whereby a detailed specification of works is circulated to a number of potential contractors (typically...

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Goodman, Joseph Thompson

Lawrence I. Berkove.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Journalism; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1286 words.

Goodman, Joseph Thompson (18 September 1838–01 October 1917), writer, publisher, and archaeologist, was born in Masonville, Delaware County, New York, the son of Caleb Goodman. His mother’s...

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Jones, Charles Colcock, Jr.

T. Erskine Clarke.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 947 words.

Jones, Charles Colcock, Jr. (28 October 1831–19 July 1893), lawyer, archaeologist, and historian, was born in Savannah, Georgia, the son of Charles Colcock Jones, a Presbyterian clergyman,...

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polity

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Archaeology.

[De]

Generally, a complex of decision‐making roles that relate a society to the goals of its individual members through collective decisions. Colin Renfrew used the term in a...

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pound

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology — Law.

[MC]

In medieval and later times in Britain, an enclosure into which stray animals that damaged crops or contravened manor court regulations could be corralled. A fee had to be...

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Smirke, Sir Edward (1795–1875), lawyer and archaeologist

W. P. Courtney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 445 words.

Smirke, Sir Edward (1795–1875), lawyer and archaeologist, was born in Marylebone on 28 March 1795, the third son of Robert Smirke (1753–1845), painter and illustrator, and his wife,...

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treasure trove

Overview page. Subjects: Law — Archaeology.

(Law French tresor trové, translated from Latin thesaurus inventus (treasure found))

Found objects considered to have been hidden by an unknown owner. The objects usually contain a...

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Warren, Sir Charles (1840–1927), army officer, police commissioner, and archaeologist

Keith Surridge.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 2492 words.

Warren, Sir Charles (1840–1927), army officer, police commissioner, and archaeologist, was born on 7 February 1840 at Fairview House, Bangor, Caernarvonshire, the second son of...

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