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By Donna J. Souza,Richard A. Gould

In Archaeology less than Water (1966: 19), pioneer nautical archaeologist George Bass mentioned how a lot more uncomplicated it really is to coach somebody who's already an archaeologist to develop into a diver than to take expert divers and educate them to do archaeology. whereas this can be 'generally actual, there have additionally been events while well-trained and enthusiastic sport-divers were keen to simply accept the teach­ ing and self-discipline essential to behavior reliable archaeological technological know-how, turning into nice students within the technique. Dr. Donna Souza's ebook is the made of simply the sort of transition. It exhibits how a sport-diver and volunteer fieldworker can continue via a rigorous graduate software to accomplish learn effects which are convincing of their personal correct and element towards new instructions within the self-discipline as a complete. what's new during this e-book for maritime archaeology? might be the obvious and significant characteristic of Dr. Souza's archaeological and old research of the damage at Pulaski Reef and its contemporaries within the Dry Tortugas nationwide Park, Florida, is how it serves as a method to a bigger end---namely an figuring out of the social historical past of the transition from sail to steam in past due 19th century maritime trade in the USA. the connection among alterations in know-how and tradition is a vintage topic in anthropology, and this learn extends ~t topic into the area of underwater archaeology.

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By Donna J. Souza,Richard A. Gould

In Archaeology less than Water (1966: 19), pioneer nautical archaeologist George Bass mentioned how a lot more uncomplicated it really is to coach somebody who's already an archaeologist to develop into a diver than to take expert divers and educate them to do archaeology. whereas this can be 'generally actual, there have additionally been events while well-trained and enthusiastic sport-divers were keen to simply accept the teach­ ing and self-discipline essential to behavior reliable archaeological technological know-how, turning into nice students within the technique. Dr. Donna Souza's ebook is the made of simply the sort of transition. It exhibits how a sport-diver and volunteer fieldworker can continue via a rigorous graduate software to accomplish learn effects which are convincing of their personal correct and element towards new instructions within the self-discipline as a complete. what's new during this e-book for maritime archaeology? might be the obvious and significant characteristic of Dr. Souza's archaeological and old research of the damage at Pulaski Reef and its contemporaries within the Dry Tortugas nationwide Park, Florida, is how it serves as a method to a bigger end---namely an figuring out of the social historical past of the transition from sail to steam in past due 19th century maritime trade in the USA. the connection among alterations in know-how and tradition is a vintage topic in anthropology, and this learn extends ~t topic into the area of underwater archaeology.

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