Journals Higher Education



Published: 21 February 2020

304 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190888138

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The Future of Nuclear Waste

What Art and Archaeology Can Tell Us about Securing the World's Most Hazardous Material

Rosemary Joyce

  • The first examination of the planning process to mark nuclear waste sites that considers all aspects, including issues of aesthetics and environmentalism
  • Shows how the archaeology of famous sites such as Stonehenge can inform the choice of long-term markers
  • A unique consideration of the perspectives of indigenous scholars and activists whose land is the proposed location of the planned nuclear waste repositories
  • Provides much needed context for the changing policies about the Yucca Mountain site in Nevada