Heritage Interpretation

1st Edition

Marion Blockley, Alison Hems

Routledge
Published December 9, 2005
Reference - 224 Pages
ISBN 9780415237970 - CAT# RU7971X
Series: Issues in Heritage Management

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Summary

An essential guide to present practice and policy concerning issues in heritage management, Heritage Interpretation draws on the accumulated expertise and international reputation for excellence of the UK heritage industry to describe and analyze best practice in heritage interpretation.

The contributors, all responsible for developing best practices, come from a range of heritage organizations including English Heritage, The National Trust, Historic Scotland, CADW and National Parks. They draw on examples from throughout the UK, from public art and twentieth-century military remains, to cathedrals and urban heritage, and discuss the range of interpretive options available and how they can be appropriately tailored to specific places and audiences.

Providing practical guidance on interpretive techniques, the book provides insights into the philosophies and thinking that underpins their adoption in particular contexts.

This clear and easy guide is an valuable addition to the reading list of any student of history or heritage studies.

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