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Title Towards world heritage : international origins of the preservation movement, 1870-1930 / edited by Melanie Hall
Published Farnham, Surrey : Burlington, VT. : Ashgate, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 281 pages)
Series Heritage, culture and identity
Heritage, culture, and identity.
Contents Foreword: Facing the Past / Charles Dellheim -- Niagara Falls: Preservation and the Spectacle of Anglo-American Accord / Melanie Hall -- Redeeming Holy Wisdom: Britain and St. Sophia / Erik Goldstein -- Early Preservation Efforts in Sri Lanka: William H. Gregory at Anuradhapura and Kandy / Anne M. Blackburn -- Conflict and Neglect: Between Ruin and Preservation at the Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem / Raymond Cohen -- 'The Shrine at Sulgrave': The Preservation of the Washington Ancestral Home as an 'English Mount Vernon' and Transatlantic Relations / T.G. Otte -- The Law's Delay? Preservation Legislation in France, Germany and England, 1870-1914 / Astrid Swenson -- Heritage and its Communities: Reflections on the English Experience in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries / Chris Miele -- America's Early Historic Preservation Movement (1850-1930) in a Transatlantic Context / Michael Holleran -- Conservation and the Professions: The Swedish Context 1880-1920 / Ola Wetterberg -- Rethinking the 'Powers of Darkness': An Anti-History of the Preservation Movement in Britain / Peter Mandler
Summary Historic preservation, whether of landscapes or buildings, was an important development of the nineteenth century in many countries. There is however surprisingly little understanding about how it took place. In order to begin unlocking a very complex phenomenon that has helped to define our own age, this dynamic collection of essays brings together a transdisciplinary line-up of academics and practitioners to reconsider preservation's origins
Notes Conference "International Origins of the Preservation Movement, 1880-1920", Boston, April 2006.--P. xvii
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EbscoHost, viewed October 30, 2014)
Subject Cultural property -- Protection -- History.
Historic preservation -- History.
World Heritage areas -- History.
Genre/Form Congressen (vorm)
Form Electronic book
Author Hall, Melanie.
International Origins of the Preservation Movement, 1880-1920 (2006 : Boston)
LC no. 2011012732
ISBN 1315550482
140940773X (electronic bk.)
9781409407737 (electronic bk.)