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Valuing Our Place

Sara Donaghey

ISBN 10: 3838303733 / ISBN 13: 9783838303734
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332 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.9in. x 0.8in.The historic heritage of New Zealand is a unique resource but is it valued in a manner that is effective, appropriate and sustainable This book examines the extent to which an effective system for valuing and assessing the sites, buildings, places, areas and landscapes of archaeological and historic significance to Maori and Pakeha exists at present. Evidence from international practice identifies a set of effective system characteristics for assessing historic heritage. This is contrasted to existing frameworks in New Zealand, supported by surveys of professional and non-professional opinion of the heritage assessment process. Significant shortcomings within existing frameworks are identified, however, it is suggested that considerable opportunities exist to improve the assessment of historic heritage in ways that will enhance and sustain its value for the future. This book should be of interest to heritage professionals and archaeologists working in the central field of assessment practice This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783838303734

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Title: Valuing Our Place

Publisher: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing

Binding: Paperback

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The historic heritage of New Zealand is a unique resource but is it valued in a manner that is effective, appropriate and sustainable? This book examines the extent to which an effective system for valuing and assessing the sites, buildings, places, areas and landscapes of archaeological and historic significance to Maori and Pakeha exists at present. Evidence from international practice identifies a set of effective system characteristics for assessing historic heritage. This is contrasted to existing frameworks in New Zealand, supported by surveys of professional and non-professional opinion of the heritage assessment process. Significant shortcomings within existing frameworks are identified, however, it is suggested that considerable opportunities exist to improve the assessment of historic heritage in ways that will enhance and sustain its value for the future. This book should be of interest to heritage professionals and archaeologists working in the central field of assessment practice

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Dr Sara Donaghey: formerly a professional archaeologist. Her doctoral thesis for Massey University focused on the assessment historic heritage value. Currently senior lecturer and programme director of undergraduate programmes in the Department of Communication Studies, Unitec, New Zealand.

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