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Title Protecting heritage in the Caribbean / edited by Peter E. Siegel and Elizabeth Righter
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 202 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Caribbean archaeology and ethnohistory
Caribbean archaeology and ethnohistory.
Contents Preface: Intersecting values in Caribbean heritage preservation / Peter E. Siegel -- The Bahamas / Michael P. Pateman -- Cuba / Daniel Torres Etayo -- United States Naval Station, Guantánamo Bay, Cuba / Bruce J. Larson -- Jamaica / Andrea Richards and Ainsley Henriques -- Dominican Republic / Esteban Prieto Vicioso -- Puerto Rico / Peter E. Siegel -- U.S. Virgin Islands / Elizabeth Righter -- St. Kitts and Nevis / Todd M. Ahlman and Kelley Scudder-Temple -- Antigua and Barbuda / Reg Murphy -- French West Indies / Benoît Bérard and Christian Stouvenot -- Saint Lucia / Milton Eric Branford -- St. Vincent and the Grenadines / Paul E. Lewis -- St. Vincent and the Grenadines: recent efforts in protecting heritage / Richard T. Callaghan -- Barbados / Kevin Farmer -- Trinidad and Tobago / Basil A. Reid and Vel Lewis -- Netherlands Antilles / Jay B. Haviser and R. Grant Gilmore III -- Patrimony or patricide? / William F. Keegan and Winston Phulgence -- Protecting Heritage in the Caribbean / Peter E. Siegel
Summary Heritage preservation is a broad term that can include the protection of a wide range of human-mediated material and cultural processes ranging from specific artifacts, ancient rock art, and features of the built environment and modified landscapes. As a region of multiple independent nations and colonial territories, the Caribbean shares a common heritage at some levels, yet at the same time there are vast historical and cultural differences. Likewise, approaches to Caribbean heritage preservation are similarly diverse in range and scope. This volume addresses the problem of how Caribbean
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cultural property -- Protection -- Caribbean Area.
Economic development -- Caribbean Area.
Historic preservation -- Economic aspects -- Caribbean Area.
Historic preservation -- Caribbean Area.
Monuments -- Conservation and restoration -- Caribbean Area.
Museums -- Caribbean Area.
Caribbean Area -- Antiquities.
Caribbean Area -- Cultural policy.
Caribbean Area -- Economic conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author Righter, Elizabeth, 1937-
Siegel, Peter E.
LC no. 2011006012
ISBN 0817383905 (electronic bk.)
9780817383909 (electronic bk.)