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Why Old Places Matter : How Historic Places Affect Our Identity and Well-Being

Author: National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores the reasons that old places matter to people such as the feelings of belonging, continuity, stability, identity and memory, as well as the more traditional reasons, such as history, national identity, and architecture. This book brings these ideas together in evocative language and with illustrative images.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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(OCoLC)1030605962
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: National Trust for Historic Preservation.
ISBN: 9781538117699 153811769X
OCLC Number: 1042158928
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Intro; Contents; Acknowledgments; Foreword; Prologue; Introduction; 1. Continuity; 2. Memory; 3. Individual Identity; 4. Civic, State, National, and Universal Identity; 5. Beauty; 6. History; 7. Architecture; 8. Sacred; 9. Creativity; 10. Learning; 11. Sustainability; 12. Ancestors; 13. Community; 14. Economics; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index; About the Author.
Responsibility: Thompson M. Mayes.

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Thompson Mayes presents the case for being loyal to places we love. Actually, he makes the case for falling in love and remaining true through a series of thoughtful and stimulating essays. Rome is Read more...

 
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