By Edwin A. Lyon
This entire examine presents a heritage of recent Deal archaeology within the Southeast within the Thirties and early Nineteen Forties and makes a speciality of the tasks of the Federal Emergency aid management, the Civil Works management, the Works development management, the Tennessee Valley Authority, the nationwide Park carrier, and the Smithsonian Institution.
Utilizing fundamental resources together with correspondence and unpublished experiences, Lyon demonstrates the nice value of the recent Deal tasks within the background of southeastern and North American archaeology. New Deal archaeology remodeled the perform of archaeology within the Southeast and created the foundation for the self-discipline that exists at the present time. With the present emphasis on curation and repatriation, archaeologists and historians will locate this quantity important in reconstructing the heritage of the tasks that generated the numerous collections that now fill our museums.
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A New Deal for Southeastern Archaeology by Edwin A. Lyon