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Worldwide, struggles concerning the correct to figure out the makes use of of historic websites, museum gadgets, historical buildings, and standard cultures are being fought out. This leading edge and wide-ranging selection of essays describes quite a few technique of conserving, holding and featuring important cultural assets in the context of financial improvement, competing claims of "ownership" of specific cultural assets, sleek makes use of of buildings and area, and different elements of overdue twentieth-century lifestyles.

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J. 1988. Keeping Time: the history and theory of preservation in America. Pittstown, New Jersey: The Main Street Press. O’Keefe, P. Prott 1984. Law and the Cultural Heritage, Vol. 1: discovery and excavation. Abingdon, England: Professional Book. Potter, P. 1990. The ‘What’ and ‘Why’ of public relations for archaeology: a postscript to DeCicco’s public relations primer. American Antiquity 55, 608–13. Rains, A. (Chairman) [1966] 1983. With Heritage So Rich. The National Trust for Historic Preservation.

1985. The Past is a Foreign Country. London: Cambridge University Press. Lowenthal, D. 1996. Possessed by the Past. New York: The Free Press. Lunn, J. et al. 1988. Proceedings of the First World Congress on Heritage Presentation and Interpretation. Edmonton, Alberta: Alberta Culture and Multiculturalism, Historical Services Division. R. 1972. Public Archeology. New York: Seminar Press. P. 1991. The many publics for archaeology. American Antiquity 56, 121– 30. P. 1992. Managing America’s archaeological resources.

By contrast, in other countries, the problems arise from the fact that the authorities are insensitive to the need for preservation and therefore are slow, and sometimes even unwilling, to put in place the structures and laws necessary for an effective preservation policy. In yet other cases, problems may come from the inability of the authorities to cope with the excessive material, financial and human resource demands of the exercise. Many developing countries especially in Africa fall in the last two categories.

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