Between the Devil and the Deep: Meeting Challenges in the by John H. Jameson Jr. (auth.), Della A. Scott-Ireton (eds.)

By John H. Jameson Jr. (auth.), Della A. Scott-Ireton (eds.)

In growing interpretive innovations for maritime websites, archaeologists and source managers usually are required to imagine creatively to beat demanding situations and difficulties. those matters contain examining websites in inaccessible destinations and very deep water, permitting and controlling entry to fragile websites and constrained components, tracking customer habit, making details fascinating to a large viewers, and developing possibilities for public engagement, between different issues. assembly demanding situations offers state of the art interpretation and public schooling techniques for maritime assets, either on land and underwater, with emphasis on fixing the original difficulties usually linked to providing those fragile, limited-access websites as history sights and on constructing powerful visitation and civic engagement possibilities. The examples offered preferably can function versions for source managers, archaeologists engaged in interpretation, and placement directors. This quantity brings jointly a various staff of history execs to debate concerns they’ve encountered and to give principles and case reports for adapting, improvising, and overcoming them.

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The hope, however, is to convey the importance of a conceptual framework that places each outreach effort in its respective place within a sliding scale from the personal to the general public and that recognizes the importance of crafting an organization’s message according to the medium, the audience, and their frame of reference. Acknowledgments The authors would like to warmly recognize the support and professionalism of all their colleagues at the Underwater Archaeology Branch and the Naval History & Heritage Command, as well as the important contributions of all past, present, and future UAB academic interns who promote the mission of preserving the US Navy’s submerged cultural resources.

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