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Title Between the devil and the deep : meeting challenges in the public interpretation of maritime cultural heritage / Della A. Scott-Ireton, editor.

Publication Info. New York : Springer, [2014]

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 214 pages : 26 illustrations, 21 illustrations in color
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Series When the Land Meets the Sea, An ACUA and SHA Series ; 5
When the Land Meets the Sea, An ACUA and SHA Series ; 5.
Contents Introduction -- Chapter 1. Toward Multivocality in Public Archeology: Public Empowerment through Collaboration / John H. Jameson, Jr. -- Chapter 2. Connecting the Wrecks: A Case Study in Conveying the Importance of Submerged Cultural Heritage through a Scaled Outreach Approach / Alexis Catsambis, Kate Morrand -- Chapter 3. Out of Sight, Out of Mind, and At Risk: The United Kingdom Public's Engagement with Heritage / Christopher J. Underwood -- Chapter 4. Connecting People to the Past: An Ethnographic Approach to Interpretation and Recreation / Irina T. Sorset -- Chapter 5. Management of Submerged Cultural Heritage: Public Outreach Examples as a Result of the Section 106 Process / Christopher Horrell -- Chapter 6. Shifting Sand: A Model for Facilitating Public Assistance in Coastal Archaeology / Justin J. Bensley, Victor T. Mastone -- Chapter 7. Public and the Public in Italian Underwater Archaeology: A Sardinian Perspective / Massimiliano Secci -- Chapter 8. The Success of the South Carolina Sport Diver Archaeology Management Program / Ashley M. Deming -- Chapter 9. Maritime Heritage Outreach and Education: East Carolina University s Engagement with International Public Communities in Africa and the Caribbean / Lynn Harris -- Chapter 10. The Florida Panhandle Shipwreck Trail: Promoting Heritage Tourism in the Digital Age / Lindsay S. Smith -- Chapter 11. Sailing the SSEAS: A New Program for Public Engagement in Underwater Archaeology / Della A. Scott-Ireton -- Chapter 12. No Visibility, No Artifacts, No Problem?: Challenges Associated with Presenting Buried Sites and Inaccessible Shipwrecks to the Public / Amanda M. Evans -- Chapter 13. A Monumental Distance: Education and Outreach from the Most Remote Archipelago on Earth / Kelly Gleason -- Chapter 14. Interpretation of Maritime Heritage at National Marine Sanctuaries: Using a Maritime Cultural Landscape Approach / Bruce G. Terrell -- Chapter 15. Managing Historic Shipwrecks in Argentina: Challenges to Reach the Public / Dolores Elkin -- Chapter 16. Difficult Heritage: Interpreting Underwater Battlefield Sites / Jennifer F. McKinnon -- Chapter 17. Challenges as Stepping Stones: Mexico's Experience in Maritime Heritage Interpretation / Pilar Luna Erreguerena -- Chapter 18. Making Shipwrecks Celebrities: Using the National Register, Shipwreck Preserves, Documentary Filmmaking, and Interdisciplinary Projects for Shipwreck Preservation / Joseph W. Zarzynski, Samuel S. Bowser, John Farrell, Peter Pepe.
Summary In creating interpretive strategies for maritime sites, archaeologists and resource managers often are required to think creatively to overcome challenges and problems. These issues include interpreting sites in inaccessible locations and extremely deep water, enabling and controlling access to fragile sites and restricted areas, monitoring visitor behavior, making information interesting to a wide audience, and creating opportunities for public engagement, among other concerns. Meeting Challenges presents cutting-edge interpretation and public education strategies for maritime resources, both on land and underwater, with emphasis on solving the unique problems often associated with presenting these fragile, limited-access sites as heritage attractions and on developing effective visitation and civic engagement opportunities. The examples presented ideally can serve as models for resource managers, archaeologists engaged in interpretation, and site administrators.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Social sciences.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Infrastructure.
Sciences sociales.
Sciences humaines.
Social sciences.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Scott-Ireton, Della A., editor.
Other Form: Printed edition: 9781461481775
ISBN 9781461481782
Standard No. 10.1007/978-1-4614-8178-2