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By Chris Scarre,Geoffrey Scarre

ISBN-10: 0521549426

ISBN-13: 9780521549424

ISBN-10: 0521840112

ISBN-13: 9780521840118

The query of ethics and their function in archaeology has motivated one of many discipline's liveliest debates. during this selection of essays, first released in 2006, a world workforce of archaeologists, anthropologists and philosophers discover the moral matters archaeology must tackle. Marrying the abilities and services of practitioners from diversified disciplines, the gathering produces attention-grabbing insights into a number of the moral dilemmas dealing with archaeology this present day. subject matters mentioned comprise family with indigenous peoples; the pro criteria and duties of researchers; the position of moral codes; the thought of price in archaeology; recommendations of stewardship and custodianship; the which means and ethical implications of 'heritage'; the query of who 'owns' the prior or the translation of it; the exchange in antiquities; the repatriation of skeletal fabric; and therapy of the useless. this significant assortment is key studying for all these operating within the box of archaeology, be they pupil or practitioner.

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