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Methodologies and legislative frameworks regarding the archaeological excavation, retrieval, analysis, curation and potential reburial of human skeletal remains differ throughout the world. As work forces have become increasingly mobile and international research collaborations are steadily increasing, the need for a more comprehensive understanding of different national research traditions, methodologies and legislative structures within the academic and commercial sector of physical anthropology has arisen. The Routledge Handbook of Archaeological Human Remains and Legislation provides comprehensive information on the excavation of archaeological human remains and the law through 62 individual country contributions from Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America and Australasia.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Routledge Handbook of Archaeological Human Remains and Legislation. An international guide to laws and practice in the excavation and treatment of archaeological human remains
EditorsNicholas Marquez Grant, Linda Fibiger
PublisherTaylor & Francis
ISBN (Print)978-0-415-58857-7
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Archaeology

Free keywords

  • Forensic Science
  • Osteology
  • Archaeological Science & Methodology
  • Legal Reference
  • Archaeology
  • CRC/IHC Default Subject Code


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