History Faculty Publications and Presentations

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Book Review

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Site Formation Processes of Submerged Shipwrecks explores the physical and cultural processes affecting shipwreck sites. Authors from archaeology, chemistry, oceanography, and sediment dynamics share their expertise regarding the factors that influence the formation and preservation of shipwreck sites. These include the material aspects of ships, the underwater environment, and events including storms, chemical reactions, and subsequent human activity.


© 2018, by the Society for American Archaeology. Original published version available at https://doi.org/10.1017/aaq.2018.30.

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American Antiquity





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