Damming the Past

Damming the Past : Dams and Cultural Heritage Management

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Damming the Past presents a powerful overview of Cultural Heritage Management in areas impacted by large dams. Inspired by the a conference held between the World Archaeological Congress and the World Commission on Dams editors Steven Brandt and Fekri Hassan identify the nature and extent of cultural heritage loss for host countries and local communities alike by reviewing existing CHM policies and guidelines. This book represents the best attempt to protect sites, landscapes, artifacts, and traditions of indigenous communities from destruction caused by damming.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 500 pages
  • 152 x 229mm
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 0739108859
  • 9780739108857

About Steven A. Brandt

Steven A. Brandt is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Florida. Fekri A. Hassan is Petrie Professor of Archaeology and Egyptology at the Institute of Archaeology.show more