2020-2021 Catalog

ANTH421 Cultural Resource Management and Law

The Cultural Resource Management and Law course examines important issues and procedures in cultural heritage policy emphasizing the legal and ethical basis for federal cultural resource management, public archaeology and tribal historic preservation. The design and production of federal planning documents, common procedural conventions and trends in best practice and approaches to CRM will be discussed. Heritage resources, including prehistoric and historic archaeological sites, historic buildings and structures, traditional cultural properties (TCPs), historic landscapes, archaeological artifacts, archival materials and Native American sacred sites, sacred objects, and human remains will be discussed. Case studies are emphasized to illustrate key issues in historic preservation and cultural resources management encompassing diverse fields such as archaeology, ethnology, history, conservation architecture and landscape architecture.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

ANTH 101, ANTH 210

Corequisite

none

Offered

W
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