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Have you ever heard of the Ludlow Massacre? You might be shocked when you see what happened.

The early 1900s were a time of great social upheaval in our country. During the years leading up to the Ludlow Massacre, miners all around the …

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Archaeology

Cengage Learning, Jan 16, 2009 - Social Science - 600 pages<p>Contents<p>About the author (2009)<p>Bibliographic …

Remembering the Ludlow Massacre 100 years later

The Ludlow Massacre, one of history’s most violent moments in labor relations, took place 100 years ago on the prairies of southern Colorado and …

The Ludlow Massacre Still Matters

On April 20, 1914, members of the Colorado National Guard opened fire on a group of armed coal miners and set fire to a makeshift settlement in Ludlow, Colorado, where more than a thousand striking workers and their families were camped out. Today, the Ludlow massacre, which Caleb Crain wrote about …

Justice Story: Women, kids die in 1913 coal strike

In September 1913, workers in one of America’s most lucrative industries decided they were getting a raw deal and voted to strike. Fast food wasn’t …

Mining

Economic Archaeology

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Economic Archaeology (Gary M. Feinman 2008)

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Anthropology: People: Faculty: Randall McGuire

Anthropology Faculty<p>Randall McGuire<p><b>Distinguished Professor of Anthropology</b> <b><br>Co-Director Public Archaeology Program</b> <br>PhD, University of Arizona, 1982 …

Archaeology

A Historical Archaeology of Labor and Social Justice - Shackel - 2013 - American Anthropologist

Paul A. Shackel and V. Camille Westmont, When the Mines Closed: Heritage Building in Northeastern Pennsylvania, <i>General Anthropology</i>, <b>23</b>, 1, (1)

Ethical Archaeologies - The Politics of Social Justice

• This is a set which will include 4 volumes<br>• Ethics and Archaeological Praxis<br>• Ethics and the Archaeology of Violence<br>• After Ethics: Ancestral Voices and …

Events

WAC holds or sponsors events around the world. Learn more about our events below:<p>WAC International Congresses<p>WAC International Congresses are held …

Washington D.C.

Let's end the row over the Parthenon marbles – with a new kind of museum

Technologies such as virtual reality and 3D printing could make the physical location of ancient artefacts less important<p>In the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg, a marble statue of the river god Ilissos is displayed in heavily guarded isolation. Purloined by Lord Elgin in 1805, it was loaned …

Museums

Archaeology Matters: Give the Past a Future

A Council for British Archaeology poster from 1950, designed by Brian Hope-Taylor.<b>Archaeology Matters: Give the Past a Future</b>What links rescue …

Archaeology

Mysterious Geoglyphs of Amazonia May Show Ancient Humanity Had an Major Impact on Rainforest

Evidence of ancient Amazonian civilization deep under the canopy of the rainforest is hoping to be revealed under a new initiative by international …

Archaeologists reveal mysteries of ‘lost’ 3,000-year-old civilisation

2/13/2015 06:00:00 PM<p>The work of a University of Leicester archaeologist investigating a lost civilization in southern Libya will reshape the history …

Largest trove of gold coins in Israel unearthed from ancient harbor

A group of divers in Israel has stumbled upon the largest hoard of gold coins ever discovered in the country. The divers reported the find to the Israel Antiquities Authority, and nearly 2,000 coins dating back to the Fatimid period, or the eleventh century, were salvaged by the authority’s Marine …

UK treasures endangered by museum cuts

As a newly discovered hoard of Anglo-Saxon coins goes on display at the British Museum, the system of recording Britain’s treasure is under threat<p>A heap of Anglo-Saxon coins glittering as if newly minted, and a small gold cross still containing a fragment of a relic that was literally kept close to …

Archaeology

Edmonton documentary filmmaker explores human origins

Print<p><b>PREVIEW</b><p><i>The Great Human Odyssey series premiere</i><p><i>Thursday on CBC at 8 p.m.</i><p><i>Advanced screening of Parts 1 and 2 at the Garneau Theatre</i><p><i>Wednesday at 7</i> …

Uzbek museum sold off artworks over 15 years and replaced them with copies

Chief curator and two other employees receive long jail terms ‘Major’ losses include 25 works by European artists<p>Several employees from Uzbekistan’s top museum have been jailed for selling original art works and replacing them with copies for 15 years, the general prosecutor’s office newspaper …

Cross-border cooperation: Officials want to lure tourists to corridor

<i>Copyright © 2015 Albuquerque Journal</i><p>COLUMBUS – The mayor of this border village says he wants to revive a tourist corridor – from the Gila cliff …

NOVA's "Building Wonders" Series to Investigate Ancient Architectural Mysteries

A new investigative series from NOVA delves into some of the most well-known and enigmatic ancient structures. The three-part investigation, …

Ancient tablets displayed in Jerusalem fuel looting debate

JERUSALEM (AP) — At first glance, the ancient Babylonian tablets on exhibit for the first time at a Jerusalem museum look like nothing more than pockmarked lumps of clay.<p>But the 2,500-year-old treasures from present-day Iraq have become part of a thorny archaeological debate over how to handle …

Archaeology

Hear the World’s Oldest Instrument, the “Neanderthal Flute,” Dating Back Over 43,000 Years

Back in July of last year, we brought you a transcription and a couple of audio interpretations of the oldest known song in the world, discovered in …

Flute

Why Preserving Pakistan's Cultural Heritage Should Matter to the United States

We walked beside the now dusty wash that once contained the mighty but ever shifting Indus River, puzzling out the names of long-deceased members of royal dynasties now barely remembered. I was visiting the necropolis of Makli Hills with Yasmeen Lari, a conservation architect and herself a national …

Archaeology

Tomb raiders arrested in Ashkelon National Park for looting, damaging ancient site

Three suspects found with metal detector and digging equipment claim they were looking for "worms to go fishing."<p>Ashkelon National Park [File]. …

The Egyptian Museum and the Looters BY ZAHI HAWASS

A Brief History of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo<p>With more than 150,000 objects on display and more in its basement storage rooms, the Egyptian Museum …