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Historic Preservation

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  • Heritage and Tourism in The Global Village""by Priscilla Boniface; Peter Fowler

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 57.95

    A nation's heritage is one of the most potent forces for generating tourism: the Tower of London is the greatest 'visitor attraction' in Britain. But it is pushed into insignificance by comparison with the visitors travelling to Disneyland, Epcot and the other entertainment complexes in the USA; and it will be dwarfed by Euro-Disneyland east of Paris.... more...

  • Managing World Heritage Sitesby Anna Leask; Alan Fyall

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 67.95

    World Heritage Sites are some of the most recognised locations around the world. They include natural sites such as the Grand Canyon and the Great Barrier and cultural ones such as the Pyramids at Giza, the Walled City of Baku in Azerbaijan and the Historic Centre of Riga in Latvia. The responsibility to manage them successfully and ensure that the... more...

  • Heritage Marketingby Shashi Misiura

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 59.95

    Heritage Marketing is a new and clearly written textbook that systematically addresses the principles of marketing as applied to the heritage sector. The 'heritage industry' and its growing importance internationally is defined, as is how it links with the study of modern tourism The book then goes on to look in detail at the marketing issues that... more...

  • World Heritage Site Olinda in Brazilby P. Meurs; L.G.W. Verhoef

    IOS Press 2006; US$ 87.00

    How can a World Heritage city develop within the periphery of a Brazilian metropolis? This is the challenge for Olinda, near Recife. It is one of the first cities in Brazil, founded in 1535, and contains large historic monuments, such as convents. The location of Olinda on a hill next to the Atlantic Ocean, makes up a beautiful townscape, in particular... more...

  • Conservation of Building and Decorative Stoneby F G Dimes; J. Ashurst

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 136.95

    One of the problems which beset the practical conservation of stone buildings is the fragmentation of the disciplines involved. This book, with both volumes now available as one invaluable paperback, brings these disciplines together by the involvement of contributors with different experiences and approaches to the same material. Part one is an... more...

  • Desire Linesby NoŽleen Murray; Nick Shepherd; Martin Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 73.95

    Ground-breaking multi-disciplinary new study of heritage practice in South Africa from native practitioners and scholars following the implementation of the National Heritage Resources Act. more...

  • Cultural Landscapes of Post-Socialist Citiesby Mariusz Czepczynski

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 119.95

    Since the velvet revolution of 1989, the totalitarian communist urbanscapes of central European cities have been 'cleansed' or 'recycled', bringing in new architectural, functional and social forms to transform how they look and how they are used. This book examines the culturally conditional variations between local powers and structures... more...

  • Place, Race, and Storyby Ned Kaufman

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95

    First Published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Holocene Hunter-Gatherers of the Lower Ohio River Valleyby Richard Jefferies

    University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 36.95

    By the Early Holocene (10,000 to 8,000 B.P.), small wandering bands of Archaic hunter-gatherers began to annually follow the same hunting trails, basing their temporary camps on seasonal conditions and the presence of food. The Pleistocene glaciers had receded by this time, making food more plentiful in some areas and living conditions less hazardous.... more...

  • Development and Design of Heritage Sensitive Sitesby Kenneth Williamson

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 65.95

    This is the first book to provide readers with the skills to assess development potential from a holistic standpoint. Until now, architectural books on conservation matters have focused on preservation at a strategic level and restoration at a technical level. This book offers the architect, developer or planner the rules and tools needed to gauge... more...