Giving Preservation a History: Histories of Historic Preservation in the United States


In this volume, some of the best figures in the field have come together to write on preservation movements across the country, from New York to Atlanta to Santa Fe and others. Giving Preservation a History also touches on the European roots of the historic preservation movement; on how preservation movements have taken a leading role in shaping American urban space and urban development; how historic preservation battles have reflected broader social forces; and what the changing nature of historic preservation means for the effort to preserve the nation's past.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Max Page
  • David Lowenthal
  • Rudy J. Koshar
  • Michael Holleran
  • James M. Lindgren
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2004


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