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Keeping Time
The History and Theory of Preservation in America
Third edition
by William J. Murtagh

Keeping Time features a wealth of new material, including new chapters on preservation values in oral-based cultures, international preservation, and future developments in the field.

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

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

Contents

  1. The Language of Preservation
  2. The Preservation Movement and the Private Citizen Before World War II
  3. The Preservation Movement and the National Trust for Historic Preservation
  4. Government and the Preservation Movement
  5. Government and Preservation Since World War II
  6. The Historic Room and House Museum
  7. Outdoor Museums
  8. Historic Districts
  9. Rehabilitation and Adaptive Use
  10. Landscape Preservation
  11. Rural and Small Town Preservation
  12. Archaeology
  13. Preservation Values in Oral-Based Cultures
  14. International Preservation
  15. Preservation in Practice

Epilogue: And What of the Future?

Appendices

  • Selected Federal Legislation
  • The National Register's Criteria for Evaluation
  • The Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Rehabilitation and Guidelines for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings
  • Preservation Resources

Glossary
Index

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Keeping Time
The History and Theory of Preservation in America
Third edition
by William J. Murtagh

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