On Location

Heritage Cities and Sites

Editors: Ruggles, D. Fairchild (Ed.)

  • 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
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 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.

About the authors

D. Fairchild Ruggles is Professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, with additional appointments to the School of Architecture, Program in Art History, Women's Studies Program, and Medieval Studies Program. She co-founded the Collaborative for Cultural Heritage and Museum Practices at the university. She wrote two award-winning books on Islamic gardens (2000 and 2008) and edited the collection, Women, Patronage, and Self-Representation in Islamic Societies (SUNY Press, 2000), and co-edited the award-winning Sites Unseen: Landscape and Vision (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2007).  In the field of heritage, she co-edited Cultural Heritage and Human Rights (Springer, 2007) and Intangible Heritage Embodied (Springer 2009) with Helaine Silverman.  With colleagues in the Department of Landscape Architecture, she co-authored two heritage management reports for Champaner-Pavagadh (India), a site which received UNESCO world heritage designation in 2004.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Introduction: The Social and Urban Scale of Heritage

    Ruggles, D. Fairchild

    Pages 1-14

  • The Heritage of Social Class and Class Conflict on Chicago’s South Side

    Barrett, James R.

    Pages 15-35

  • The Politics and Heritage of Race and Space in San Francisco’s Chinatown

    Li, Chuo

    Pages 37-59

  • Urban Heritage, Representation and Planning: Comparative Approaches in Habana Vieja and Trinidad, Cuba

    Scarpaci, Joseph L.

    Pages 61-88

  • The Space of Heroism in the Historic Center of Cuzco

    Silverman, Helaine

    Pages 89-113

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
On Location
Book Subtitle
Heritage Cities and Sites
Editors
  • D. Fairchild Ruggles
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
eBook ISBN
978-1-4614-1108-6
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4614-1108-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4614-1107-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4899-9675-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 244
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