Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 January 2010

328 Pages | 80 Illustrations, black & white

ISBN: 9780719081538

Bookseller Code (06)

Understanding heritage and memory

Tim Benton

Published by Manchester University Press

Understanding Global Heritage MUP

  • Coincides with a widespread re-evaluation of the purpose and nature of heritage conservation, following forty years of huge expansion in preservation activity Investigates problems of conserving a changing landscape, the intangible heritage of evolving communities and the conservation of ephemeral memory in online communities such as Second Life Written in clear and accessible language, with case studies including personal anecdotes relating to the distinct disciplinary position of the authors and their experiences Each chapter has a list of suggestions for further reading which could form the basis of additional tutorials or a set reading list
  • The book also includes a glossary

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