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dc.creatorLipe, William D.
dc.description.abstractThe passage of the Antiquities Act was a critical early victory in the battle to save archeological sites in the U.S. from wasteful destruction, because it established a national policy to protect and regulate the use of such sites on the public lands. The battle still continues, and in fact, there will be no end to it, because authentic archeological sites of any particular period can only be protected or lost, not created anew. Site protection today has many more legal tools to work with than it did in 1906, but population growth and the increased pace of development mean that the threats to site survival are also more pervasive.en_US
dc.publisherUnited States. National Park Service. Cultural Resourcesen_US
dc.rightsIn copyright
dc.subjectarcheological preservationen_US
dc.subjectAntiquities Acten_US
dc.subjectNational Historic Preservation Act (NHPA)en_US
dc.subjectExcavations (Archaeology)en_US
dc.subjectAntiquities--Collection and preservation.en_US
dc.titleIn Defense of Digging: Archeological Preservation as a Means, Not an End.en_US
dc.description.citationLipe, William D. 1996. In Defense of Digging: Archeological Preservation as a Means, Not an End. CRM 19(7): 23-27

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    This collection features research by William D. Lipe, Professor Emeritus in the Anthropology Department at Washington State University.

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