Tourists in Historic Towns: Urban Conservation and Heritage Management

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Tourists in Historic Towns examines the relationship of culture, heritage, conservation and tourism development in historic towns and urban centres, debating the impacts of tourism on historic towns and the role tourism plays in conservation and urban continuity. The main focus of the book is medium sized historic towns and historic quarters which are attractive to the tourist market, but historic quarters in large cities and smaller rural settlements are not excluded. Alongside over a hundred examples of ...

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Overview

Tourists in Historic Towns examines the relationship of culture, heritage, conservation and tourism development in historic towns and urban centres, debating the impacts of tourism on historic towns and the role tourism plays in conservation and urban continuity. The main focus of the book is medium sized historic towns and historic quarters which are attractive to the tourist market, but historic quarters in large cities and smaller rural settlements are not excluded. Alongside over a hundred examples of historic towns, five historic towns are discussed as case studies: Granada, Spain; York, England; Mdina, Malta; Antalya, Turkey and Quedlingburg, Germany.

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With five in-depth European case studies from developed and developing countries among ample examples and photos of historic towns, a consultant in heritage management, conservation, and tourism analyzes the deeper dimensions of marketing history for academics and decision-makers in these fields. The case studies raise the key issues of, and public and private sector options for, addressing the needs of residents not wishing to live in exhibit-like environments while still maintaining the tourism that sustains them. Based partly on an undated doctoral thesis at the Institute of Advanced Architectural Studies at the U. of York. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780419259305
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 8/16/2000
  • Pages: 228
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.47 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. 1. The Historic Town. Case Study: The Albaicin Quarter of Granada, Spain. 2. The Tourist-Historic Town. Case Study: The City of York, England. 3. The Tourist Town. Case Study: The Walled Town of Mdina, Malta. 4. Decision Making for the Historic Environment. Case Study: The Old Town of Antalya, Turkey. 5. Planning for Tourism in Historic Towns. Case Study: World Heritage Site, Quedlinburg, Germany. 6. Heritage Management in Historic Towns. Conclusion.

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