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- DescriptionThis book focuses on the social life of historic cities and large-scale sites, examining the dynamic ways that cities change as they are made and then remade by the people who inhabit and visit them, and concentrating on change, pluralism and fragmentation.
- Author BiographyD. Fairchild Ruggles is Professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, with additional appointments to the School of Architecture, Program in Art History, Women's Studies Program, and Medieval Studies Program. She co-founded the Collaborative for Cultural Heritage and Museum Practices at the university. She wrote two award-winning books on Islamic gardens (2000 and 2008) and edited the collection, Women, Patronage, and Self-Representation in Islamic Societies (SUNY Press, 2000), and co-edited the award-winning Sites Unseen: Landscape and Vision (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2007). In the field of heritage, she co-edited Cultural Heritage and Human Rights (Springer, 2007) and Intangible Heritage Embodied (Springer 2009) with Helaine Silverman. With colleagues in the Department of Landscape Architecture, she co-authored two heritage management reports for Champaner-Pavagadh (India), a site which received UNESCO world heritage designation in 2004.
- PublisherSpringer-Verlag New York Inc.
- Date of Publication25/01/2014
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSpringer-Verlag New York Inc.
- Content Note2 Tables, black and white; VIII, 244 p.
- Weight391 g
- Width155 mm
- Height235 mm
- Edited byD. Fairchild Ruggles
- Edition Statement2012 ed.
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