A Richer Heritage: Historic Preservation in the Twenty-First by Robert E. Stipe

By Robert E. Stipe

Surveying the previous, current, and way forward for ancient renovation in the United States, this booklet beneficial properties fifteen essays by way of probably the most very important voices within the box. A Richer Heritage should be an important, thought-provoking consultant for execs in addition to directors, volunteers, and coverage makers all in favour of maintenance efforts.

An creation strains the evolution of ancient upkeep in the US, highlighting the significant principles and occasions that experience formed and proceed to form the move. The ebook additionally describes the workings--legal, administrative, and fiscal--of the layered federal, kingdom, and native executive partnership installed position by way of Congress in 1966. person chapters discover the renovation of designed and vernacular landscapes, the connection among historical renovation and the bigger environmental and land-trust routine, the position of latest deepest and nonprofit avid gamers, racial and ethnic pursuits in old protection, and the renovation of our intangible cultural values. A concluding bankruptcy analyzes the current country of the ancient renovation circulation and indicates destiny instructions for the sector within the twenty-first century.

Contributors contain preservationists, local-government citizen activists, an architect, panorama architects, environmentalists, an archaeologist, a real-estate developer, historians, a local American tribal chief, an ethnologist, and lawyers.

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