The Heritage Industry: Britain in a Climate of Decline
This book sets out to protect the present and the future life in Britain from their most dangerous enemy: a creeping takeover by the past. Robert Hewison sets today's (1987) obsession with yesterday in the context of a climate of social and political decline.
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Living in a Museum
The Climate of Decline
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