"Debates on informality have been mainly structured along dichotomous formal-informal, regular-irregular, or legal-illegal lines, where government and the law equate to formality. Ethnographic studies, however, have often demonstrated that..." - by Alan Smart and Martijn Koster
"Maritime archaeology is a relatively new aspect of anthropological inquiry into the past and examines humanity’s interaction with the aquatic world. It specifically examines the archaeological remains of human interaction with the world’s waters..." – By James P. Delgado
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