Giving preservation a history : histories of historic preservation in the United States / edited by Max Page and Randall Mason.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals




viii, 344 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.


Descriptive Terms

Architecture Conservation and restoration.
Art Conservation and restoration.
Cultural property Protection.


Page, Max.
Mason, Randall.


Introduction : Rethinking the roots of the historic preservation movement / Max Page & Randall Mason -- The heritage crusade and its contradictions / David Lowenthal -- On cults and cultists : German historic preservation in the twentieth century / Rudy J. Koshar -- Roots in Boston, branches in planning and parks / Michael Holleran -- "A spirit that fires the imagination" : historic preservation and cultural regeneration in Virginia and New England, 1850-1950 / James M. Lindgren -- Historic preservation, public memory, and the making of modern New York City / Randall Mason -- Marketing the past : historic preservation in Providence, Rhode Island / Briann Greenfield -- Place over time : restoration and revivalism in Santa Fe / Chris Wilson -- Chicago's mecca flat blues / Daniel Bluestone -- Ancestral architecture : the early preservation movement in Charleston / Robert R. Weyeneth -- Making history : historic preservation and civic identity in Denver / Judy Mattivi Morley -- Conclusion : Moving forward : futures for a preservation movement / Ned Kaufman.


New York : Routledge


viii, 344 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.


Includes bibliographical references and index.


0415934427 (HB : alk. paper)
0415934435 (PB : alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks NA105 G48 2004