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Conserving Concrete Heritage: An Annotated Bibliography By Getty Conservation Institute
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This bibliography is an outgrowth of Conserving Twentieth-Century Built Heritage: A Bibliography (2nd ed., 2013). Its annotated entries are intended to assist those interested in the conservation of... More > concrete by identifying and describing specific resources on the subject. The literature reviewed covers mass, reinforced, cast-in-place, post-tensioned prestressed, and precast concrete. The bibliography is organized in five chapters, which reflect the usual steps in the conservation process. These include: History and Development of Concrete; Concrete Deterioration and Damage; Historic Concrete Diagnostics, Monitoring, Nondestructive Testing, Investigation, and Assessment; Approaches to Conserving Historic Concrete; Conservation and Repair of Historic Concrete. This bibliography is focused on English-language literature.< Less
In Situ Conservation of Cultural Heritage: Public, Professionals and Preservation By Flinders University
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In September 2008, a combined annual conference for the Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology, the Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology and the Australian Association for... More > Maritime History was held at the magnificent Institute Building of the State Library of South Australia in Adelaide. The conference was entitled "Archaeology from Below – Engaging the Public” and hoped to address the relationship between archaeology and the public. Papers presented in this session broaden discussions on the interactions of professionals and the public with respect to in situ stabilisation, preservation and management of terrestrial and underwater cultural heritage sites and their associated archaeological finds.< Less
In Situ Conservation of Cultural Heritage: Public, Professionals and Preservation By Flinders University
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In September 2008, a combined annual conference for the Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology, the Australasian Society for Historical Archaeology and the Australian Association for... More > Maritime History was held at the magnificent Institute Building of the State Library of South Australia in Adelaide. The conference was entitled "Archaeology from Below – Engaging the Public” and hoped to address the relationship between archaeology and the public. Papers presented in this session broaden discussions on the interactions of professionals and the public with respect to in situ stabilisation, preservation and management of terrestrial and underwater cultural heritage sites and their associated archaeological finds.< Less
Consensus Building, Negotiation, and Conflict Resolution for Heritage Place Management By Getty Conservation Institute
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In December 2009 the Getty Conservation Institute organized, with the assistance of the Consensus Building Institute, a workshop for an invited group of practitioners to explore the application of... More > consensus building, negotiation, and conflict resolution concepts and strategies to the management of heritage places. These proceedings present nine papers from the workshop, including background papers concerning relevant challenges in heritage place conservation and management, and on dispute resolution and consensus building concepts and strategies, as well as case studies from diverse geographic and cultural contexts examining how practitioners dealt with a range of challenges, including in developing legislation, multi-stakeholder collaboration, dealing with places significant to indigenous communities, addressing development and tourism pressures, and working with sites of conscience.< Less
The Role of Public-Private Partnerships and the Third Sector in Conserving Heritage Buildings, Sites, and Historic Urban Areas By The Getty Conservation Institute
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This publication focuses specifically on the use of PPPs for historic buildings and historic urban areas, and is targeted to those working in the cultural heritage sector. It draws on existing... More > literature, which it aims to make more accessible to those interested in cultural heritage conservation.< Less
Conservation of coral stone architectural heritage 2 - Three case studies By Maurizio Berti
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In my studies I’ve dealt with five main topics. The first one describes a method to organise the natural and historical contexts. Nature and art form an important part of our heritage and, as... More > such, they can be critically interpreted. In the second I have developed the issue of how coral reefs have been studied and the interest they have raised in the past, using the fundamental works of naturalists, geologists and travellers of the 19th and early 20th centuries. In the third I have focused on the previous studies on the use of coral limestone in buildings. The fourth topic examines the methodologies aimed at conserving the historical settlements on the tropical coasts, giving special attention to the environment. Then, in the fifth and last topic I have analysed the experiences related to field studies. Particular attention has been given to coastal settlements in East Africa: Zanzibar, Lamu, Ilha do Ibo, Ilha de Moçambique, Inhambane, discussing the technology and the methodology used.< Less
Conservation of coral stone architectural heritage 1 - From Zanzibar to Inhambane By Maurizio Berti
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In my studies I’ve dealt with five main topics. The first one describes a method to organise the natural and historical contexts. Nature and art form an important part of our heritage and, as... More > such, they can be critically interpreted. In the second I have developed the issue of how coral reefs have been studied and the interest they have raised in the past, using the fundamental works of naturalists, geologists and travellers of the 19th and early 20th centuries. In the third I have focused on the previous studies on the use of coral limestone in buildings. The fourth topic examines the methodologies aimed at conserving the historical settlements on the tropical coasts, giving special attention to the environment. Then, in the fifth and last topic I have analysed the experiences related to field studies. Particular attention has been given to coastal settlements in East Africa: Zanzibar, Lamu, Ilha do Ibo, Ilha de Moçambique, Inhambane, discussing the technology and the methodology used.< Less
heritage tourism By Jos Cuijpers
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This book is written for enthusiastic people who want to improve their community through developing heritage sites, such as tourism officials, municipal staff or members of the leadership of heritage... More > organizations. In this accessibly written book Jos Cuijpers, heritage expert, provides solutions to these issues. Illustrated by numerous examples from The Netherlands and elsewhere he explains how communities can benefit from simple planning techniques. A must for everyone who is engaged in heritage, tourism and city-marketing.< Less
The Commodification of Heritage By Elizabeth Gerrard
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Façadism can be seen as indicative of late capitalist society in that it privileges the exterior image, over the building as a whole. It also reflects the reduction of experience in... More > contemporary society to the purely visual realm. Is façadism an acceptable means of conservation?< Less
Selecting Your Best Turkeys for Breeding By American Livestock Breeds Conservancy
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This publication provides the needed knowledgebase for those producers that want to take the next step from just growing out poults for the holidays to becoming successful conservation breeders. This... More > is a great learning tool for producers with some experience with rare breeds who want to improve their breeding skills and the quality of their flocks. The materials are suited for beginning and intermediately skilled breeders.< Less