This new textbook explores the various components of heritage--how it may be defined, to whom it belongs, and its diverse cultural and economic roles and uses. This is the first overview to place heritage in a georaphical perspective. Studying heritage from global to local scales, it drawsupon examples and case studies from around the world.
Brian Graham is a Professor of Human Geography at the University of Ulster. G.J. Ashworth is a Professor of Heritage Management and Urban Tourism, University of Groningen. J.E. Tunbridge is an Associate Professor of Geography, Carleton University.
"While a remarkable literature exists on historic preservation, this is the first real geography text on the topic..."--Choice