Giving Preservation a History: Histories of Historic Preservation in the United States

1st Edition

Randall F. Mason, Max Page

Routledge
Published December 5, 2003
Textbook - 352 Pages - 20 Color Illustrations
ISBN 9780415934435 - CAT# RT3162

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In this volume, some of the best figures in the field have come together to write on preservation movements across the country, from New York to Atlanta to Santa Fe and others. Giving Preservation a History also touches on the European roots of the historic preservation movement; on how preservation movements have taken a leading role in shaping American urban space and urban development; how historic preservation battles have reflected broader social forces; and what the changing nature of historic preservation means for the effort to preserve the nation's past.

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