Keeping Time: The History and Theory of Preservation in America

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The historic preservation movement has had a huge influence onAmerica's built landscape for the past thirty years. Discover thecornerstone primer on the topic -- Keeping Time. Thisedition features a wealth of new material, including new chapterson preservation values in oral-based cultures, internationalpreservation, and future developments in the field.

In addition, you?ll find a clear, concise survey of preservationmovement?s history, complete with:

  • Helpful coverage of the theory and practice driving themovement.
  • Expanded material on landscape preservation.
  • New information on scientific conservation, cultural corridors,and historic tourism.
  • Numerous informative photographs illustrating the book'scontent.

Order your copy of this fundamental volume for tomorrow'shistoric preservationists today.

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"A single volume offering a synopsis of the history of thepreservation movement, an analysis of the relevant data, and adiscussion of the key issues facing preservationists . . .informative and well written."
—The Public Historian

The historic preservation movement has had a huge influence onAmerica's built landscape for the past thirty years, and KeepingTime is the cornerstone primer for students of all ages. This ThirdEdition features a wealth of new material, including new chapterson preservation values in oral-based cultures, internationalpreservation, and future developments in the field.

In an engaging and useful format, Keeping Time, Third Editioncontinues its long tradition of providing a concise, clear surveyof the history of the preservation movement, complete with helpfulcoverage of the theory and practice driving it. Expanded coverageof landscape preservation as well as new material on scientificconservation, cultural corridors, and historic tourism is supportedby dozens of informative photographs, making this a fundamentalvolume for tomorrow's historic preservationists.

About the Author:

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.

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