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Twenty Years of Heritage Resource Management in Brazil

Paul o DeBlasis

in Cultural Heritage Management

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print June 2010 | ISBN: 9780813034607
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813039510 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813034607.003.0004
Twenty Years of Heritage Resource Management in Brazil

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Cultural heritage resource management, including archaeology, heritage-based education, and decision making in the public sphere, is a major concern in Brazil. This chapter reviews the historical and legal background of cultural resource management (CRM) development in Brazil, as well as some recent achievements and perspectives. To understand the current situation in Brazil, this chapter examines some positive consequences of the multiplication of CRM studies, turning to the problems archaeologists face in dealing with heritage management today.

Keywords: cultural resource management; Brazil; cultural resource; Brazilian archaeological legacy; heritage management; archaeologists

Chapter.  4155 words. 

Subjects: Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

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