A Companion to Cultural Resource Management is an essential guide to those wishing to gain a deeper understanding of CRM and heritage management. Expert contributors share their knowledge and illustrate CRM's practice and scope, as well as the core issues and realities in preserving cultural heritages worldwide.
Edited by one of the world's leading experts in the field of cultural resource management, with contributions by a wide range of experts, including archaeologists, architectural historians, museum curators, historians, and representatives of affected groupsOffers a broad view of cultural resource management that includes archaeological sites, cultural landscapes, historic structures, shipwrecks, scientific and technological sites and objects, as well as intangible resources such as language, religion, and cultural valuesHighlights the realities that face CRM practitioners "on the ground"
Thomas F. King is an independent writer, consultant and trainer in cultural resource management, and conducts archaeological research in California and Micronesia. King works extensively with indigenous groups and local communities to ensure that their cultural places and concerns are considered in development planning. He also works as an archaeologist with The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR)tracing the 1937 disappearance of famed aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart. King s books include Cultural Resource Laws and Practice, 3 rd Edition , Saving Places that Matter: A Citizen's Guide to the National Historic Preservation Act, and Our Unprotected Heritage: Whitewashing the Destruction of our Cultural and Natural Environment.
Notes on Contributors viii Acknowledgments xvi Introduction 1 Thomas F. King Part I General Classes of Cultural Resources 11 1 Studying and Evaluating the Built Environment 13 Kathryn M. Kuranda 2 Principles of Architectural Preservation 29 David L. Ames and Leila Hamroun 3 Archaeology of the Distant Past 54 Michael J. Moratto 4 Archaeology of the Recent Past 78 Thomas F. King 5 Geographies of Cultural Resource Management: Space, Place and Landscape 95 William M. Hunter 6 Culturally Signifi cant Natural Resources: Where Nature and Culture Meet 114 Anna J. Willow 7 History as a Cultural Resource 128 Deborah Morse-Kahn 8 Portable Cultural Property: This Belongs in a Museum? 141 Wendy Giddens Teeter 9 Intangible Cultural Resources: Values are in the Mind 156 Sheri Murray Ellis 10 Religious Belief and Practice 172 Michael D. McNally 11 Language as an Integrated Cultural Resource 203 Bernard C. Perley Part II Special Types of Cultural Resources 221 12 Challenges of Maritime Archaeology: In Too Deep 223 Sean Kingsley 13 Historic Watercraft: Keeping Them Afl oat 245 Susan B. M. Langley 14 Historic Aircraft and Spacecraft: Enfants Terribles 263 Ric Gillespie 15 Studying and Managing Aerospace Crash Sites 272 Craig Fuller and Gary Quigg 16 Evaluating and Managing Technical and Scientific Properties: Rockets, Tang , and Telescopes 281 Paige M. Peyton 17 Historic Battlefields: Studying and Managing Fields of Conflict 298 Nancy Farrell 18 Managing Our Military Heritage 319 D. Colt Denfeld 19 Linear Resources and Linear Projects: All in Line 337 Charles W. Wheeler 20 Rock Art as Cultural Resource 351 Linea Sundstrom and Kelley Hays-Gilpin Part III Perspectives on Cultural Resource Management 371 21 Consultation in Cultural Resource Management: An Indigenous Perspective 373 Reba Fuller 22 A Displaced People s Perspective on Cultural Resource Management: Where We re From 385 David Nickell Part IV Legal, Administrative, and Practical Contexts 403 23 Cultural Resource Laws: The Legal Melange 405 Thomas F. King 24 International Variety in Cultural Resource Management 420 Thomas J. Green 25 Consultation and Negotiation in Cultural Resource Management 439 Claudia Nissley 26 Being a US Government Cultural Resource Manager 454 Russell L. Kaldenberg 27 Making a Living in Private Sector Cultural Resource Management 472 Tom Lennon 28 The Historic Built Environment: Preservation and Planning 488 Diana Painter 29 CRM and the Military: Cultural Resource Management 515 Michael K. Trimble and Susan Malin-Boyce 30 A Future for Cultural Resource Management? 534 Thomas F. King Index 550