Giving Preservation a History / Edition 1

Giving Preservation a History / Edition 1

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by Max Page
     
 

In this volume, some of the best figures in the field have come together to write on preservation movements across the country, from New York to Atlanta to Santa Fe and others. Giving Preservation a History also touches on the European roots of the historic preservation movement; on how preservation movements have taken a leading role in shaping American

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In this volume, some of the best figures in the field have come together to write on preservation movements across the country, from New York to Atlanta to Santa Fe and others. Giving Preservation a History also touches on the European roots of the historic preservation movement; on how preservation movements have taken a leading role in shaping American urban space and urban development; how historic preservation battles have reflected broader social forces; and what the changing nature of historic preservation means for the effort to preserve the nation's past.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415934435
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
362,863
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

IIntroduction: Rethinking the Roots of the Historic Preservation Movement3
IIOrigin Stories: Finding the Roots of Historic Preservation in the United States
Ch. 1The Heritage Crusade and Its Contradictions19
Ch. 2On Cults and Cultists: German Historic Preservation in the Twentieth Century45
IIIThe Many Movements for Preservation in the United States
Ch. 3Roots in Boston, Branches in Planning and Parks81
Ch. 4"A Spirit That Fires the Imagination": Historic Preservation and Cultural Regeneration in Virginia and New England, 1850-1950107
Ch. 5Historic Preservation, Public Memory, and the Making of Modern New York City131
Ch. 6Marketing the Past: Historic Preservation in Providence, Rhode Island163
Ch. 7Place Over Time: Restoration and Revivalism in Santa Fe185
Ch. 8Chicago's Mecca Flat Blues207
Ch. 9Ancestral Architecture: The Early Preservation Movement in Charleston257
Ch. 10Making History: Historic Preservation and Civic Identity in Denver283
IVConclusion: Moving Forward: Futures for a Preservation Movement313
Contributors329
Index333

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