Richer Heritage: Historic Preservation In The Twenty-first Century by Robert E. StipeRicher Heritage: Historic Preservation In The Twenty-first Century by Robert E. Stipe

Richer Heritage: Historic Preservation In The Twenty-first Century

byRobert E. Stipe

Paperback | June 30, 2003

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Surveying the past, present, and future of historic preservation in America, this book features fifteen essays by some of the most important voices in the field. "A Richer Heritage will be an essential, thought-provoking guide for professionals as well as administrators, volunteers, and policy makers involved in preservation efforts. An introduction traces the evolution of historic preservation in America, highlighting the principle ideas and events that have shaped and continue to shape the movement. The book also describes the workings--legal, administrative, and fiscal--of the layered federal, state, and local government partnership put in place by Congress in 1966. Individual chapters explore the preservation of designed and vernacular landscapes, the relationship between historic preservation and the larger environmental and land-trust movements, the role of new private and nonprofit players, racial and ethnic interests in historic preservation, and preservation of our intangible cultural values. A concluding chapter analyzes the present state of the historic preservation movement and suggests future directions for the field in the twenty-first century. Contributors include preservationists, local-government citizen activists, architects, landscape architects, environmentalists, an archaeologist, a real-estate developer, historians, a Native American tribal leader, an ethologist, and lawyers.
Title:Richer Heritage: Historic Preservation In The Twenty-first CenturyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:592 pages, 9.32 × 6.24 × 1.2 inPublished:June 30, 2003Publisher:University of North Carolina PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0807854514

ISBN - 13:9780807854518

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Offers a current framework for understanding the American preservation movement and how it is evolving within the context of government policies and legislation, the changing values of American culture, and the economic realities of preservation. (Jo Ramsay Leimenstoll, University of North Carolina at Greensboro)