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9780471473770

Keeping Time The History and Theory of Preservation in America

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    9780471473770

  • ISBN10:

    0471473774

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-09-05
  • Publisher: Wiley

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Summary

The historic preservation movement has had a huge influence on America's built landscape for the past thirty years. Discover the cornerstone primer on the topic --Keeping Time. This edition features a wealth of new material, including new chapters on preservation values in oral-based cultures, international preservation, and future developments in the field.In addition, youll find a clear, concise survey of preservation movements history, complete with: Helpful coverage of the theory and practice driving the movement. Expanded material on landscape preservation. New information on scientific conservation, cultural corridors, and historic tourism. Numerous informative photographs illustrating the book's content. Order your copy of this fundamental volume for tomorrow's historic preservationists today.

Author Biography

WILLIAM J. MURTAGH has held pivotal positions in the field of historic preservation for almost fifty years. He served as the first keeper of the National Register of Historic Places, Department of the Interior; and was vice president of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and president of the Victorian Society in America. He directed the preservation program at Columbia University and initiated preservation programs at the University of Maryland and the University of Hawaii. He is a founding and active member of the Preservation Roundtable in Washington, D.C.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Preface to the Previous Edition xiii
Introduction xvii
The Language of Preservation
1(10)
The Preservation Movement and the Private Citizen Before World War II
11(14)
The Preservation Movement and the National Trust for Historic Preservation
25(12)
Government and the Preservation Movement
37(10)
Government and Preservation Since World War II
47(16)
The Historic Room and House Museum
63(12)
Outdoor Museums
75(12)
Historic Districts
87(12)
Rehabilitation and Adaptive Use
99(8)
Landscape Preservation
107(12)
Rural and Small-Town Preservation
119(12)
Archaeology
131(8)
Preservation Values in Oral-based Cultures
139(8)
International Preservation
147(8)
Preservation in Practice
155(8)
Epilogue: And What of the Future? 163(8)
Appendix A Selected Federal Legislation 171(10)
Appendix B The National Register's Criteria for Evaluation 181(2)
Appendix C The Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Rehabilitation and Guidelines for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings 183(22)
Appendix D Preservation Resources 205(2)
Glossary 207(8)
Bibliography 215(18)
Illustration Credits 233(2)
Index 235

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"The historic preservation movement has had a huge influence on America's built landscape for the past thirty years, and Keeping Time is the cornerstone primer for students of all ages. This Third Edition features a wealth of new material, including new chapters on preservation values in oral-based cultures, international preservation, and future developments in the field." "Keeping Time, Third Edition continues its long tradition of providing a concise, clear survey of the history of the preservation movement, complete with helpful coverage of the theory and practice driving it. Expanded coverage of landscape preservation as well as new material on scientific conservation, cultural corridors, and historic tourism is supported by dozens of informative photographs, making this a fundamental volume for tomorrow's historic preservationists."--BOOK JACKET.

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