JAIC 1987, Volume 26, Number 2, Article 3 (pp. 85 to 104)
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Journal of the American Institute for Conservation
JAIC 1987, Volume 26, Number 2, Article 3 (pp. 85 to 104)

AN OUTLINE HISTORY OF CONSERVATION IN ARCHAEOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY AS PRESENTED THROUGH ITS PUBLICATIONS

Niccolo Leo Caldararo


ABSTRACT—The article provides a survey of the historical development of preservation practice in archaeology and anthropology, with reference to both techniques and philosophy. The primary focus is placed on the evolution of a body of knowledge through the literature and the rise of scientific methods and specialization. The article includes a substantial historical bibliography.

Article Sections:

1. EARLY DEVELOPMENTS IN ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND ANTHROPOLOGICAL CONSERVATION
2. EARLY TWENTIETH-CENTURY ORGANIZATION OF THE FIELD
3. INITIAL WORKS
4. SCIENTIFIC METHODOLOGY AND CONSERVATION IN ARCHAEOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY
5. MODERN DEVELOPMENTS AND PRACTICE
6. SPECIFIC GEOGRAPHIC DEVELOPMENTS
7. CONCLUSIONS
a: Notes , References
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