Why old places matter : how historic places affect our identity and well-being
- ISBN: 9781538117682 (hardcover)
- ISBN: 1538117681 (hardcover)
xxvii, 139 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
- Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, 
"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.|
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