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National Historic Preservation Act

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology — Environmental Science.

US legislation that provides for managing cultural resources on federal lands and that established procedures for determining relative significance among cultural resources.

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National Historic Preservation Act

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology — Environmental Science.

US legislation that provides for managing cultural resources on federal lands and that established procedures for determining relative significance among cultural resources.

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National Historic Preservation Act

Timothy Darvill.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 117 words.

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An Act that came into force in the USA in 1966, and which has been variously amended since,

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National Historic Preservation Act (1966)

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 27 words.

US legislation that provides for managing cultural resources on federal lands and that established procedures for determining relative significance among

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National Historic Preservation Act (1966)

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 27 words.

US legislation that provides for managing *cultural resources on federal lands and that establishes procedures for determining relative significance

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National Historic Preservation Act (1966)

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 27 words.

US legislation that provides for managing *cultural resources on federal lands and that establishes procedures for determining relative significance

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Section 106 review

Timothy Darvill.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 9 words.

[Le] See National Historic Preservation Act.

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National Register of Historic Places

Margaret Moore Booker.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 825 words.

Authorized under the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, it is the official list of the historic places of

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Historic Preservation Act

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

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The legislation in the USA enacted in 1966 to establish the National Register of Historic Places and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. See National Historic...

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Historic Preservation

David L. Callies.

in Regulating Paradise

July 2010; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Regional and Area Studies. 11507 words.

This chapter focuses on the preservation of historic buildings and archaeological sites, and how it has been something of a national crusade. In 1966, Congress passed the National Historic...

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Heritage Resource Management in the United States

Hester A. Davis.

in Cultural Heritage Management

June 2010; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Archaeological Methodology and Techniques. 4933 words.

Heritage resource management in the United States has its roots in the historic preservation movement. United States began the long road to recognition and protection of the nation's...

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National Register of Historic Places in America

Margaret Moore Booker.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation, Preservation, and Care of Artworks; Art of the United States. 823 words.

Authorized under the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, it is the official list of the historic places of state, local and national significance worthy of preservation in the...

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Founders of the National Trust (act. 1894–1895)

Astrid Swenson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2008 .

Reference Entry. 2042 words.

Founders of the National Trust (act. 1894–1895), campaigned for the preservation of open spaces and historic buildings, establishing a body to hold 'places of historic interest or natural...

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Translating Tribal Values

Theresa Pasqual.

in The Oxford Handbook of Southwest Archaeology

October 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: North American Archaeology; Contemporary and Public Archaeology. 3542 words.

Tribal governments in the Southwest employ a number of individuals to help with the preservation of tribal values and places. In this chapter, Theresa Pasqual, former director of Acoma...

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Traditional Cultural Properties

T.J. Ferguson and Leigh Kuwanwisiwma.

in The Oxford Handbook of Southwest Archaeology

October 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: North American Archaeology. 6184 words.

Traditional cultural properties are significant because of the role they play in the retention and transmission of historically rooted beliefs, customs, and practices of a living...

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The Early Agricultural Period

James M. Vint and Jonathan B. Mabry.

in The Oxford Handbook of Southwest Archaeology

October 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: North American Archaeology. 7031 words.

Continuing research on the Early Agricultural period has bolstered our understanding of early farming technology, community structure, and chronology. Environmental factors clearly affected...

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Let’s Celebrate!

Carrie Dilley and Lewis Gopher.

in We Come for Good

March 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History and Theory of Archaeology. 5447 words.

The vernacular architecture of the Seminole Tribe of Florida has largely been given short shrift by architectural historians who tend to celebrate brick-and-mortar construction able to last...

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Public Archaeology

Jeremy A. Sabloff.

in Anthropology

P ublished online January 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Anthropology; Human Evolution; Medical Anthropology; Physical Anthropology; Social and Cultural Anthropology. 5301 words.

Public archaeology refers to those aspects of the broad field of archaeology that relate to the public interest. It has a number of key aspects, but perhaps the most significant in the...

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Du Pont, H(enry) F(rancis)

David M. Sokol.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 230 words.

(b Winterthur, DE, May 27, 1880; d Winterthur, April 11, 1969).

American horticulturalist, patron, collector and museum founder. He graduated from Harvard University,...

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Part II The Right to Know, C Preservation of and Access to Archives Bearing Witness to Violations, Principle 14 Measures for the Preservation of Archives

Valentina Cadelo and Trudy Huskamp Peterson.

in The United Nations Principles to Combat Impunity: A Commentary

March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 9 pages. 4899 words.

Principle 14 outlines measures for the preservation of archives, a fundamental corollary to the right to know the truth. In order to preserve governmental and nongovernmental archives,...

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Salvage

Roberta Garabello.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 3749 words.

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