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Basic Historic Preservation Reading List

Barthel, Diane. Historic Preservation: Collective Memory and Historial Identity. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1996.

Bruegmann, Robert. "What Price Preservation?" In Planning (June 1980): 12-16.

Chidester, David and Edward T. Linenthal, eds. American Sacred Spaces. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1995.

Fitch, James Marston. Historic Preservation: Curatorial Management of the Built World. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1982.

Gardner, James B. and Peter LaPaglia, eds. Public History: Essays from the Field. Malabar, FL: Krieger Publishing Co., 1999.

Hosmer, Jr. Charles B. The Presence of the Past: A History of the Preservation Movement in the United States Before Williamsburg. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1965.

---. Preservation Comes of Age: From Williamsburg to the National Trust, 1926-1949. 2 volumes. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1989.

Kaufman, Ned. "Speaking of Places: Heritage and the Cultural Politics of Preservation." In Places:"Images that Motivate" (11:3)(Winter 1998): 58-65.

King, Thomas F. Federal Planning and Historical Places: The Section 106 Process. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press, 2000.

King, Thomas F. Cultural Resource Laws and Practice: An Introductory Guide. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press, 1998.

Lee, Antoinette J., ed. Past Meets Future: Saving America's Historic Environments. Washington, DC: The Preservation Press, 1992.

Longstreth, Richard. "Taste Versus History." In Historic Preservation Forum (May-June 1994): 40-45.

Lowenthal, David. The Heritage Crusade and the Spoils of History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

Lowenthal, David. The Past is a Foreign Country. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1985.

Murtagh, William J. Keeping Time: The History and Theory of Preservation in America. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1997.

National Trust for Historic Preservation, ed. With Heritage So Rich: Special Commitee on Historic Preservation, United States Conference of Mayors. Washington, DC: Preservation Press, 1996.

Rypkema, Donovan D. "Economics and Historic Preservation." In Historic Preservation Forum (Winter 1995): 39-45.

---. "Preservation in the New Century: Risk, Relevance, and Reward." In Forum Journal (Spring 2001): 5-10.

Schlereth, Thomas J. Artifacts and the American Past. Nashville, TN: American Association for State and Local History, 1980.

Schlereth, Thomas J., ed. Material Culture Studies in America: An Anthology. Nashville, TN: American Association for State and Local History, 1982.

Stipe, Robert E. and Antoinette J. Lee, eds. The American Mosaic: Preserving a Nation's Heritage. Washington, DC: US/ICOMOS, 1987.

Tyler, Norman. Historic Preservation: An Introduction to Its History, Principles, and Practice. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1999.


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