The Rise of Heritage: Preserving the Past in France, Germany and England, 1789-1914

The Rise of Heritage: Preserving the Past in France, Germany and England, 1789-1914

by Astrid Swenson

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ISBN-13: 9781107595583
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/26/2015
Series: New Studies in European History Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.87(d)

About the Author

Astrid Swenson is Lecturer in European History at Brunel University, London. Her previous publications include From Plunder to Preservation: Britain and the Heritage of Empire, c.1800�940 (co-edited with Peter Mandler, 2013).

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. National Heritage Movements: 1. In search of origins; 2. The heritage-makers; Part II. International Meeting-Points: 3. Exhibition mania; 4. 'Peace and goodwill among nations'; Part III. Transnational Campaigns: 5. 'A Morris dance 'round St Mark's'; 6. 'A yardstick for a people's cultural attainment'; Conclusion; Bibliography.

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