Femenism In Carver

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Martin Carver uses past excavations to address the interesting issue of how archaeologists should interact with society. Illustrating how separate excavations were impacted for better or for worse by public involvement, he examines the different approaches in archaeology for engaging the public. Carver begins with a discussion of the African American burial ground in New York City, and the most striking aspect is that, before excavations began, the General Services Agency made no attempts to communicate with the descendant group. Contacting descendant groups is important for any excavation, especially when human remains are involved. By excluding the descendant African American community, the GSA consciously decided to ignore public opinion,
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