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Historic Preservation

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  • Preventive Conservation for Historic House Museumsby Jane Merritt; Julie A. Reilly

    AltaMira Press 2010; US$ 48.99

    Preventive Conservation for Historic House Museums describes the care routines that a historic house should practice to protect the site and its collections from damage, wear, deterioration, and catastrophic loss. more...

  • Das orientalische Wohnhausby Ayse Öztürk-Samadzade

    Traugott Bautz 2009; US$ 19.28

    Inhaltsübersicht1. Einführung in die Thematik2. Einige islamische Grundbegriffe2.1. Der Islam2.2. Allah2.3. Din2.4. Der Koran3. Die fünf Säulen des Islam3.1. Das Glaubensbekenntnis (Schahada)3.2. Das Gebet (Salah)3.3. Die Almosensteuer (Zakah)3.4. Das Fasten (Saum)3.5. Die Pilgerfahrt (Hajj)4. Die Moschee4.1. Der Mihrab4.2. Der Minbar4.3. Funktion... more...

  • A Richer Heritageby Robert E. Stipe

    The University of North Carolina Press 2003; US$ 29.99

    Richer Heritage: Historic Preservation in the Twenty-First Century more...

  • Living with Heritage in Cairoby Ahmed Sedky

    I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 12.99

    The Arab?Islamic city has been always a glamorous urban dream in human cultural memory. This is manifested in Cairo, the world?s largest medieval urban system where traditional lifestyles are still implemented. Nevertheless, despite the extensive efforts to preserve Historic Cairo, it is sadly vulnerable. Ahmed Sedky investigates the reasons behind... more...

  • Farm Houseby Mary E. Atherly

    University of Iowa Press 2009; US$ 22.50

    Now available for the first time in paperback, Farm House tells the story of the first structure built on the Iowa State University campus. Mary Atherly provides a comprehensive history of the Farm House from its founding days to its role as the center of activity for the new college to its second life as a welcoming museum visited by thousands each... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Desire Linesby Noëleen 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...