A Richer Heritage: Historic Preservation in the Twenty-First Century / Edition 1

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Overview

In this "best practices" volume for students, professionals, and policy makers, 15 essays by leading scholars and professionals explore the history of the preservation movement in the US, the current range of philosophies and strategies employed by professionals in the field, and recommendations for appropriate preservation strategies, both public and private.

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[This book] has been assembled by one of the long-time leading figures in the field and includes entries by some of the most important and knowledgeable practitioners. This new volume is fascinating reading for anyone interested in preservation and its history. (William R. Chapman, University of Hawaii at Manoa)

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)

From the Publisher
[This book] has been assembled by one of the long-time leading figures in the field and includes entries by some of the most important and knowledgeable practitioners. This new volume is fascinating reading for anyone interested in preservation and its history. (William R. Chapman, University of Hawaii at Manoa)

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)

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Meet the Author

Robert E. Stipe is Emeritus Professor of Design in the Landscape Architecture Department at North Carolina State University. He is coeditor of The American Mosaic: Preserving a Nation's Heritage.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Prologue. Why Preserve?
Abbreviations
Introduction: America's Preservation Ethos: A Tribute to Enduring Ideals 1
1 Some Preservation Fundamentals 23
2 The Federal Preservation Program 35
3 The States: The Backbone of Preservation 81
4 Local Government Programs: Preservation Where It Counts 117
5 Preservation Law and Public Policy: Balancing Priorities and Building an Ethic 157
6 Preserving Important Landscapes 187
7 The Natural Environment 223
8 Uncertain Destiny: The Changing Role of Archaeology in Historic Preservation 253
9 Private Sector Involvement in Historic Preservation 279
10 Nonprofits in the American Preservation Movement 313
11 Historic Preservation in a Global Context: An International Perspective 353
12 The Social and Ethnic Dimensions of Historic Preservation 385
13 Native Americans and Historic Preservation 405
14 Folklife, Intangible Heritage, and the Promise and Perils of Cultural Cooperation 423
15 Where Do We Go from Here? 451
Notes 495
Contributors 537
Index 541
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