Archaeological Site Looting in "Glocal" Perspective: Nature, Scope, and Frequency

  title={Archaeological Site Looting in "Glocal" Perspective: Nature, Scope, and Frequency},
  author={Blythe Bowman Proulx},
  journal={American Journal of Archaeology},
  pages={111 - 125}
  • B. Proulx
  • Published 1 January 2013
  • Sociology
  • American Journal of Archaeology
The looting of archaeological sites undermines the preservation of cultural heritage. The purpose of this study is to broaden and refine our understanding of the nature, geographic scope, and frequency of looting and archaeological site destruction and to place looting in global perspective. Situated within a “glocal” (global and local) context, this study focuses on a large sample of field archaeologists working throughout the world and their opinions about and personal encounters with looting… 

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