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Heritage Interpretation : Issues in Heritage Management - Marion Blockley

Heritage Interpretation

Issues in Heritage Management

By: Marion Blockley (Editor), Alison Hems (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st January 2005
ISBN: 9780415237970
Number Of Pages: 224

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An essential guide to present practice and policy concerning issues in heritage management, Heritage Interpretation draws on the accumulated expertise and international reputation for excellence of the UK heritage industry to describe and analyze best practice in heritage interpretation.

The contributors, all responsible for developing best practices, come from a range of heritage organizations including English Heritage, The National Trust, Historic Scotland, CADW and National Parks. They draw on examples from throughout the UK, from public art and twentieth-century military remains, to cathedrals and urban heritage, and discuss the range of interpretive options available and how they can be appropriately tailored to specific places and audiences.

Providing practical guidance on interpretive techniques, the book provides insights into the philosophies and thinking that underpins their adoption in particular contexts.

This clear and easy guide is an valuable addition to the reading list of any student of history or heritage studies.

Introduction : beyond the graveyard - extending audiences, enhancing understanding
Interpreting urban heritagep. 9
Highland interpretive strategy projectp. 33
Live interpretationp. 41
Interpreting historic Scotlandp. 55
Heritage interpretation and cadwp. 71
Constructing pasts : interpreting the historic environmentp. 83
The national trustp. 97
Interpreting industrial heritagep. 111
Public art : its role as a medium for interpretationp. 123
'Jessie's cats' and other stories : presenting and interpreting recent troublesp. 141
The use of new technology in the interpretation of historic landscapesp. 163
Tilden's children : interpretation in Britain's national parksp. 173
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ISBN: 9780415237970
ISBN-10: 0415237971
Series: Issues in Heritage Management
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st January 2005
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.9  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.35
Edition Number: 1