Title

Constructing new knowledge in industrial archaeology

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

9-22-2011

Abstract

Field schools in industrial archaeology (IA) are unusual within academic archaeology, a fact that reflects the unusual relationship between IA and other types of archaeology in the landscape of academic bureaucracies. In this essay, we offer some personal observations on how the field school experience contributes to building new knowledge in this field. Some of our concerns are unique to teaching IA, or if not unique, at least more particular for collaborations surrounding Industrial Heritage.

Publisher's Statement

© Springer International Publishing. Publisher's version of record: https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-0433-0_8

Publication Title

Global Perspectives on Archaeological Field Schools