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Historic Preservation in the USA
Built Environment (1978-)
Vol. 23, No. 2, Conservation in Western Planning Systems (1997), pp. 137-143
Published by: Alexandrine Press
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/23288313
Page Count: 7
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The development of conservation thought and activity in the USA is surveyed in this paper, with particular reference to the relationship of activity at federal and state levels; and the issue of property rights leading to landmark court decisions. In the USA (as elsewhere) there have been rapid developments in the inter-related concepts of 'conservation', 'historic preservation' and 'heritage'.
Built Environment (1978-) © 1997 Alexandrine Press