A Richer Heritage: Historic Preservation in the Twenty-first Century

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Robert E. Stipe
Univ of North Carolina Press, 2003 - Architecture - 570 pages
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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 profes
  

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Contents

Why Preserve?
xiii
Americas Preservation Ethos A Tribute to Enduring Ideals
1
I Preservation Comes of Age
21
Some Preservation Fundamentals
23
The Federal Preservation Program
35
The States The Backbone of Preservation
81
Local Government Programs Preservation Where It Counts
117
Preservation Law and Public Policy Balancing Priorities and Building an Ethic
157
Uncertain Destiny The Changing Role of Archaeology in Historic Preservation
253
Private Sector Involvement in Historic Preservation
279
Nonprofits in the American Preservation Movement
313
Historic Preservation in a Global Context An International Perspective
353
The Human Face of Preservation
383
The Social and Ethnic Dimensions of Historic Preservation
385
Native Americans and Historic Preservation
405
Folklife Intangible Heritage and the Promise and Perils of Cultural Cooperation
423

2 New Directions since 1966
185
Preserving Important Landscapes
187
The Natural Environment
223
4 A Historic Preservation in the Twentyfirst Century
449
Where Do We Go from Here?
451
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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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