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Why old places matter : how historic places affect our identity and well-being  Cover Image Book Book

Why old places matter : how historic places affect our identity and well-being

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  • ISBN: 9781538117682 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1538117681 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: print
    xxvii, 139 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
  • Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]

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General Note:
"National Trust for Historic Preservation, Washington, DC."
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Subject: Historic buildings Social aspects
Historic preservation
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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Woodbury Public Library.

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  • 0 current holds with 4 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Woodbury Public Library 363.69 MAYES (Text) 34018147070173 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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