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On Location

Heritage Cities and Sites

Ruggles, D. Fairchild (Ed.)

2012, VIII, 244 p.

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  • Includes numerous case studies from around the world, including several chapters on Middle Eastern heritage sites
  • Concentrates on the changing nature of cities
  • Explores the relationship between architecture, urban planning, and people from an anthropological perspective
 On Location: Heritage Cities and Sites merges the material and the social perspectives of preservation and historical interpretation in urban landscapes. The essays in this volume focus on the social life of historic cities and large-scale sites. They examine the ways that cities are dynamically changing as they are made and then remade by the people who inhabit or simply visit them, and concentrate on change, pluralism, and fragmentation. The strength of On Location: Heritage Cities and Sites is its comparative approach to both theory and grounded research. It includes an introductory essay that explains the heritage principle under study--the challenges of scale in the environment of a city or large complex--and its development as seen in the policy instruments of ICOMOS, UNESCO, and other major heritage organizations.The combination of wide-ranging case studies (including essays on North America, South America, Central America, the Middle East, and Europe) and the theoretical background make this volume an invaluable asset for researchers in archaeology, urban studies, art and architecture, cultural heritage, public policy, and tourism.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Chinese archaeology - Islamic and Middle Eastern archaeology - Latin American Archaeology - early American cities - ecological and heritage tourism - historical preservation - historical urban design - preservation management - social justce - urban planning

Related subjects » Anthropology & Archaeology - Geography - Population Studies

Table of contents 

Introduction: The Social and Urban Scale of Heritage.- The Heritage of Social Class and Conflict on Chicago’s South Side.- The Politics and Heritage of Race and Space in San Francisco’s Chinatown.- Urban Heritage, Representation and Planning: Comparative Approaches in Habana Vieja and Trinidad, Cuba.- The Space of Heroism in the Historic Center of Cuzco.- The City of the Present in the City of the Past: Solstice Celebrations at Tiwanaku, Bolivia.- Is Nothing Sacred? A Modernist Encounter with the Holy Sepulchre.- Rebuilding Mostar: International and Local Visions of a Contested City and Its Heritage.- Of Forgotten People and Forgotten Places: Nation-Building and the Dismantling of Ankara’s Non-Muslim Cultural Landscapes.- The Contemplation of Ruins: Heritage Cosmopolitanism and the Parsing of Cairo's Islamic Past.- Heritage and Sustainability in Shunde (China).-

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