The Heritage Industry - Robert Hewison Reviews
Description:ISBN 0413161102 / Genre: History / Author: Robert Hewison / Paperback / 160 Pages / Book is published 1987-10-08 by Methuen / A landmark ... more
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by - written on 01/05/03, updated on 02/05/03 (Very useful, 1455 readings)
I was really surprised to find Robert Hewison?s The Heritage Industry (subtitle) Britain in a Climate of Decline) on the Dooyoo book list whilst searching for the term Heritage as I associate as a textbook. I?m studying for a Masters in Heritage Studies at Salford University and this along with Freeman Tilden?s interpreting Our Heritage are the core textbooks for our course. In one sentence the main theme of the book is that Britain is becoming one gigantic open-air museum. There are no heavy industries left such as coal mining or steel manufacturing so all we are left with is the memories and the remnants to turn into museums and heritage centres. I actually read it ... Read the complete review