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Past Meets Future: Saving America's Historic Environments

ISBN: 978-0-471-14412-0
384 pages
October 1992
Past Meets Future: Saving America

Description

Emanating from a special National Preservation Conference, leading experts present 33 essays on future trends in the historic preservation field. Topics range from cultural diversity to the future of American communities. This book will guide preservations and anyone concerned about our built environment into the next quarter century.
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Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

WHAT DO WE VALUE AND WANT TO PRESERVE?

A Sense of Time and Place (D. McCullough).

Personal Dialogues with Ghosts (P. Neill).

WHERE HAVE WE BEEN?

Janus Never Sleeps (W. Murtagh).

The Early Years (A. Ziegler).

Preservation Practice Comes of Age (M. Tomlan).

HOW WILL PRESERVATION ADAPT TO A CHANGING WORLD?

A Larger Umbrella (J. Rogers).

Bridging America's Visions (H. Cisneros).

Caring for Our Communities (K. Smith).

WHICH GOALS AND STRATEGIES WILL FULFILL OUR VISIONS?

Two Views of the Future (J. Walter).

Affecting Public Policy (P. Plumb).

The Power of a Motivating Message (L. Light).

WHICH SPECIAL NEEDS MUST BE MET?

New Dimensions for House Museums (N. Horstman).

Keepers of the Native Treasures (D. Suagee).

America's Rural Heritage (S. Stokes).

Notes.

National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.

Index.
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