Giving Preservation a History: Histories of Historic Preservation in the United States / Edition 1

Giving Preservation a History: Histories of Historic Preservation in the United States / Edition 1

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by Max Page
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415934427

ISBN-13: 9780415934428

Pub. Date: 12/09/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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

Overview

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:
9780415934428
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/09/2003
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.00(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
Chapter 1The Heritage Crusade and Its Contradictions19
Chapter 2On Cults and Cultists: German Historic Preservation in the Twentieth Century45
IIIThe Many Movements for Preservation in the United States
Chapter 3Roots in Boston, Branches in Planning and Parks81
Chapter 4"A Spirit That Fires the Imagination" Historic Preservation and Cultural Regeneration in Virginia and New England, 1850-1950107
Chapter 5Historic Preservation, Public Memory, and the Making of Modern New York City131
Chapter 6Marketing the Past: Historic Preservation in Providence, Rhode Island163
Chapter 7Place Over Time: Restoration and Revivalism in Santa Fe185
Chapter 8Chicago's Mecca Flat Blues207
Chapter 9Ancestral Architecture: The Early Preservation Movement in Charleston257
Chapter 10Making History: Historic Preservation and Civic Identity in Denver283
IVConclusion: Moving Forward: Futures for a Preservation Movement313
Contributors329
Index333

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