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Giving Preservation a History

Histories of Historic Preservation in the United States

Randall F. Mason (Redaktør) ; Max Page (Redaktør)

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. Les mer
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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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I. Introduction: Rethinking the Roots of the Historic Preservation Movement, Max Page and Randy Mason II. Origin Stories: Finding the Roots of Historic Preservation in the United States 1. The Heritage Crusade and Its Contradictions, David Lowenthal 2. On Cults and Cultists: German Historic Preservation in the Twentieth Century, Rudy Koshar III. The Many Movements for Preservation in the United States in the Twentieth Century 3. Roots in Boston, Branches in Parks and Planning, Michael Holleran 4. "A Spirit That Fires the Imagination": Historic Preservation and Cultural Regeneration in Virginia and New England, 1850-1950, James Lindgren 5. Historic Preservation, Public Memory, and the Making of Modern New York City, Randall Mason 6. Marketing the Past: Historic Preservation in Providence, Rhode Island, Briann Greenfield 7. Place Over Time: Restoration and Revivalism in Santa Fe, Chris Wilson 8. Chicago's Mecca Flat Blues, Daniel Bluestone 9. Ancestral Architecture: The Early Preservation Movement in Charleston, Robert R. Weyeneth 10. Making History: Historical Preservation and Civic Identity in Denver, Judy Mattavi Morley IV. Conclusion: Moving Forward: Futures for a Preservation Movement, Ned Kaufman