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Anarchic archives: the potency and problems of maritime archaeological archives

@inproceedings{Ransley2014AnarchicAT,
  title={Anarchic archives: the potency and problems of maritime archaeological archives},
  author={Jesse Ransley and Julie Satchell},
  year={2014}
}
Maritime archaeological archives have a particular cultural potency. Logistical complexities and economic costs make accessing many underwater and intertidal sites difficult for researchers and the public alike, endowing their archives with a specific sense of rarity. Whilst, the very-present threats of treasure-hunting and salvage as well as imbroglios of their production and curation make them peculiarly multivalent assemblages. Yet in England they remain neglected, largely un-curated… 

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