Formation Processes of Maritime Archaeological Landscapes

Author: Alicia Caporaso

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319487876

Category: Social Science

Page: 220

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Research into the anthropogenic and taphonomic processes that affect the formation of maritime archaeological resources has grown significantly over the last decade in both theory and the analysis of specific sites and associated material culture. The addition of interdisciplinary inquiry, investigative techniques, and analytical modeling, from fields such as engineering, oceanography, and marine biology have increased our ability to trace the unique pathways through which archaeological sites progress from initial deposition to the present, yet can also link individual sites into an integrated socio-environmental maritime landscape. This edited volume presents a global perspective of current research in maritime archaeological landscape formation processes. In addition to “classically” considered submerged material culture and geography, or those that can be accessed by traditional underwater methodology, case studies include less-often considered sites and landscapes. These landscapes, for example, require archaeologists to use geophysical marine survey equipment to characterize extensive areas of the seafloor or go above the surface to access maritime archaeological resources that have received less scholarly attention.

A Journey Into Dorothy Parker's New York

Author: Kevin C Fitzpatrick

Publisher: Roaring Forties Press

ISBN: 1938901096

Category: Travel

Page: 147

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Taking the reader through the New York that inspired, and was in turn inspired by, the formidable Mrs. Parker, the new edition of this guide includes never-before-seen archival photographs to illustrate Dorothy Parker’s development as a writer, a wit, and a public persona. The book uncovers her favorite bars and salons as well as her homes and offices, most of which are still intact. With the charting of her colorful career, including the decade she spent as a member of the Round Table, as well as her intense private life, readers will find themselves drawn into the lavish New York City of the 1920s and 1930s.

The Concise Encyclopedia of American Radio

Author: Christopher H. Sterling,Cary O'Dell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135176841

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 940

View: 5416


The average American listens to the radio three hours a day. In light of recent technological developments such as internet radio, some argue that the medium is facing a crisis, while others claim we are at the dawn of a new radio revolution. The Concise Encyclopedia of American Radio is an essential single-volume reference guide to this vital and evolving medium. It brings together the best and most important entries from the three-volume Museum of Broadcast Communications Encyclopedia of Radio, edited by Christopher Sterling. Comprised of more than 300 entries spanning the invention of radio to the Internet, The Concise Encyclopedia of American Radio addresses personalities, music genres, regulations, technology, programming and stations, the "golden age" of radio and other topics relating to radio broadcasting throughout its history. The entries are updated throughout and the volume includes nine new entries on topics ranging from podcasting to the decline of radio. The Concise Encyclopedia of American Radio include suggestions for further reading as complements to most of the articles, biographical details for all person-entries, production credits for programs, and a comprehensive index.

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German Music, Denazification, & the Americans, 1945-1953

Author: David Monod

Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press

ISBN: 9780807829448

Category: History

Page: 325

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A study of the attempted "denazification" of German music by the Music Control Branch of the Information Control Division of Military Government. Monod argues that the long-term effects are greater than has been recognized, as German officials regained control and limited their involvement in artistic life while promoting "new" (anti-Nazi) music.