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Title:
Why old places matter : how historic places affect our identity and well-being
Author:
Mayes, Thompson M., author.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
Physical Description:
xxvii, 139 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Summary:
Explores the reasons that old places matter to people such as the feelings of belonging, continuity, stability, identity and memory, as well as more traditional reasons such as history, national identity, and architecture.
General Note:
"National Trust for Historic Preservation, Washington, DC."
Language:
English
Contents:
Foreword / by Stephanie K. Meeks -- Prologue -- Introduction -- Continuity -- Memory -- Individual Identity -- Civic, State, National, and Universal Identity -- Beauty -- History -- Architecture -- Sacred -- Creativity -- Learning -- Sustainability -- Ancestors -- Community -- Economics -- Epilogue.
ISBN:
9781538117682
Format :
Book