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In this concluding chapter, James Delgado synthesizes the main themes present in the chapters of this volume and evaluates the authors’ ability to link their respective archaeological sites and landscapes to a cogent theory of landscape formation processes. Though the time periods, cultures, geographic locations, and archaeological sites types vary considerably, ultimately, this book is about the complex and dynamic processes by which the maritime archaeological landscape and the archaeological sites we study came to be. It is about societies’ social and physical relationships with the marine environment. It is also how archaeologists can and should work within the landscape and its environment to extract as much information and insight as possible.

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Delgado, J.P. (2017). Conclusions/Discussion. In: Caporaso, A. (eds) Formation Processes of Maritime Archaeological Landscapes. When the Land Meets the Sea. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-48787-8_10

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