"Commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the U.S. National Historic Preservation Act."--inside cover flap.
Author: Max Page
Publisher: Yale University Press
Commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act, a critique of the preservation movement--and a bold vision for its future Every day, millions of people enter old buildings, pass monuments, and gaze at landscapes unaware that these acts are possible only thanks to the preservation movement. As we approach the October 2016 anniversary of the United States National Historic Preservation Act, historian Max Page offers a thoughtful assessment of the movement's past and charts a path toward a more progressive future. Page argues that if preservation is to play a central role in building more-just communities, it must transform itself to stand against gentrification, work more closely with the environmental sustainability movement, and challenge societies to confront their pasts. Touching on the history of the preservation movement in the United States and ranging the world, Page searches for inspiration on how to rejuvenate historic preservation for the next fifty years. This illuminating work will be widely read by urban planners, historians, and anyone with a stake in the past.
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Author: Thompson M. Mayes, Vice President and Senior Counsel, National Trust for Historic Preservation
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
This book explores the reasons that old places matter to people such as the feelings of belonging, continuity, stability, identity and memory, as well as the more traditional reasons, such as history, national identity, and architecture. This book brings these ideas together in evocative language and with illustrative images.
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Author: Nicholas Delbanco
Publisher: Why X Matters
Drawing lessons from writers of all ages and writing across genres, a distinguished teacher and writer reveals the enduring importance of writing for our time In this new contribution to Yale University Press's Why X Matters series, a distinguished writer and scholar tackles central questions of the discipline of writing. Drawing on his own experience with mentors such as John Updike, John Gardner, and James Baldwin, and in turn having taught such rising stars as Jesmyn Ward, Delbanco looks in particular at questions of influence and the contradictory, simultaneous impulses toward imitation and originality. Part memoir, part literary history, and part analysis, this unique text will resonate with students, writers, writing teachers, and bibliophiles.
... preservation issues must be addressed, especially in an ever-changing urban
environment. The National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) of 1966 provides the
most succinct explanation for why preservation matters: The spirit and direction ...
Author: Nikki M. Manning
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Much of Missoula's history lies beneath the surface. As in many Old West cities, cavernous underground tunnel systems purportedly hid countless nefarious activities, from clandestine prostitution and Chinese opium dens to booze running during Prohibition. These sordid tales captivate today's residents and beg questions about the city's furtive past. Did local elite gentlemen mask their carnal habits there? Did John Wayne really use the passageways to run personal errands unnoticed? Author and urban archaeologist Nikki Manning ventures below to reconcile oral history with archaeological data in a fascinating exploration of Missoula's subterranean labyrinths.
... bound items . Three short pieces supplement Smith . Robert DeCandido ' s
regular column ' Out of the Question ' in Conservation Administration News
always contains commonsense advice on preservation matters . Two columns
Author: Douglas Ross Harvey
Publisher: K G Saur Verlag Gmbh & Company
Providing a single point of access to the pert knowledge, theories & experience throughout the library & information science world, this international selection of writings was chosen for its power to amplify & illustrate preservation policy. Readings range from fire recovery at the USSR Library of the Academy of Sciences to preservation education in U.S. library schools, & reveal how preventative aspects of preservation can be integrated into daily management. (TOPICS IN LIBRARY & INFORMATION STUDIES)
We then pour money into investigating abuse and neglect charges , into family
preservation services , and into foster and institutional care for children . We
know that at this point our efforts will be largely ineffective . We know that many of
Author: Professor of Philosophy Sally Haslanger
Publisher: Cornell University Press
"As a social and legal institution of family formation, and as a personal experience of members of the adoption triad, adoption provides a fresh vantage point on an important set of philosophical and feminist issues. The family is often thought to be the basic and natural form of social life for human beings; adoption, however, highlights the powerful role that law and politics play in shaping families and our ideas about families. As a result, attention to the practices of adoption sheds light upon deeply held, but often tacit assumptions about what is natural and what is social in human life."—from the Introduction The institution of adoption has come under increasing scrutiny in recent years as the adoption world has undergone seismic shifts: the rise in international and transracial adoptions and the effects of global economics; adoption by gays and lesbians; increasing openness in the adoption process; and changes in domestic welfare policy on adoption. Adoption Matters adds to our understanding of reproduction, parenting, familial bonds, personal identity, self-knowledge, and contemporary social policy. The contributors to Adoption Matters explore a range of related topics, such as the manner in which interracial or international adoption affects the way we perceive the relationships among race, ethnicity, and culture and how class affects one's life prospects and choices. "In this distinctive collection of essays, the authors illuminate adoption by bringing feminist theory to bear on it, and they expand and enrich feminist theory by making it respond to their own personal experience as adoptive parents or as adoptees."—Joan Heifetz Hollinger, Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley, editor of Adoption Law and Practice and coeditor of Families by Law: An Adoption Reader "Adoption Matters courageously examines how adoption influences and challenges our society's understanding of the intersection of family and identity 'an intersection that is both deeply personal and highly political.'"—Abigail Garner, author of Families Like Mine: Children of Gay Parents Tell It Like It Is
It is part of their genetic construction. Beware of such Aasuric people if self
preservation matters to you at all. “T G Percival Spear, reputed Cambridge
historian, commenting on the [*Christian] Portuguese in India in an
Encyclopaedia Britannica ...
Author: Maanoj Rakhit
Publisher: Maanoj Rakhit मानोज रखित
It is they who dumped on us their brand of cheap morality and turned us into Asurs like themselves. This is not acceptable. They can live in their own house and do whatever they feel like but they have certainly no right to sneak into our houses and teach our children their lowly ways. We have a right to know their true characters, and where they have brought us within a matter of one and half a century. We have the right to know what we were without their company, and how low we have sunk being in their company.
Over the years the dominant priority of the Yemeni military had shifted from
regime preservation to self-preservation, while commanders and those within the
ranks sought to protect their individual political, economic and social interests.
Author: Helen Lackner
In November 2011, an agreement brokered by the GCC brought an end to Yemen's tumultuous uprising. The National Dialogue Conference has opened a window of opportunity for change, bringing Yemen's main political forces together with groups that were politically marginalized. Yet, the risk of collapse is serious, and if Yemen is to remain a viable state, it must address numerous political, social and economic challenges. In this invaluable volume, experts with extensive Yemen experience provide innovative analysis of the country's major crises: centralized governance, the role of the military, ethnic conflict, separatism, Islamism, foreign intervention, water scarcity and economic development. This is essential reading for academi, journalists, development workers, diplomats, politicians and students alike. 'Essential reading ... The authors shed light on the context of the Yemeni uprising in a way that not only helps us understand the current transitional period but also the outlines of Yemen's future.' Charles Schmitz, President of the American Institute of Yemeni Studies 'An up to date and wide-ranging guide to what is arguably the Arab world's least known and most misunderstood state. Edited by one of Britain's foremost authorities on Yemen ... brings together an impressive range of experts on the country to examine the contemporary reality of Yemen.' Michael Willis, Director of the Middle East Centre, St Antony's College, Oxford University 'Thoughtful and well-researched, Why Yemen Matters unearths a wealth of information about contemporary Yemeni society.' Baghat Korany, Professor of International Relations, American University in Cairo
... protected by forming a government to make certain of their preservation. and
the primary reason for establishing a commonwealth is to ensure the
preservation of private property. the purpose of government is to uphold our
natural rights and ...
Author: Kevin L. Dooley
Publisher: Cengage Learning
WHY POLITICS MATTERS: AN INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE is a full-color, accessible introduction to Political Science. WHY POLITICS MATTERS follows a foundational approach to learning and gives students a big picture of the field, examing Theory, Comparative Politics, including a look at the U.S. government, and International Relations. The authors approach the subject through a theme of theory and practice and emphasize why politics matters to the reader through current, global examples, encouraging critical thinking, discussion, and participation throughout the text. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Why Architecture Matters is not a work of architectural history or a guide to the styles or an architectural dictionary, though it contains elements of all three.
Author: Paul Goldberger
Publisher: Yale University Press
Why Architecture Matters is not a work of architectural history or a guide to the styles or an architectural dictionary, though it contains elements of all three. The purpose of Why Architecture Matters is to come to grips with how things feel to us when we stand before them, with how architecture affects us emotionally as well as intellectually--with its impact on our lives. Architecture begins to matter, writes Paul Goldberger, when it brings delight and sadness and perplexity and awe along with a roof over our heads. He shows us how that works in examples ranging from a small Cape Cod cottage to the vast, flowing Prairie houses of Frank Lloyd Wright, from the Lincoln Memorial to the highly sculptural Guggenheim Bilbao and the Church of Sant'Ivo in Rome, where simple geometries . . . create a work of architecture that embraces the deepest complexities of human imagination. Based on decades of looking at buildings and thinking about how we experience them, the distinguished critic raises our awareness of fundamental things like proportion, scale, space, texture, materials, shapes, light, and memory. Upon completing this remarkable architectural journey, readers will enjoy a wonderfully rewarding new way of seeing and experiencing every aspect of the built world.
is simple : they are all involved in preservation activities , preservation being
defined as ' the activity that attempts to keep what you want and need for as long
as you want or need it . ” [ 34 ] All library staff , in no matter what kind and size of ...
Author: Douglas Ross Harvey
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing Limited
Second edition of an introduction to the problems involved in the preservation of library materials, especially those which are paper-based. Includes the results of research made into the avoidance of deterioration. For practising librarians and information workers in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific, and for students of librarianship in these countries. Includes a select bibliography and an index.
The hot, dry desert was excellent for preserving dead bodies, so tombs were built
in desert areas. Most tombs were built on the desert edges, not too far from the
Nile Valley. Egyptians liked having their dead buried close to the living, so these
Author: Melanie Waldron
Examines how studying the geographical area inhabited by the ancient Egyptians provides clues to how they lived, their farming techniques, and the influence of the Nile River.