Determining Significance of Heritage Resources

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Determining Significance of Heritage Resources

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University of Victoria

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CH 571

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Focuses on the definition of the heritage value or significance of a historic place or resource as a key step in the management of cultural heritage resources. It explores the range of historical aesthetic, social and scientific values that establish the character-defining elements of historic resources, including buildings, structures, historic districts and cultural landscapes. Various methods of inventory and evaluation are discussed along with their roles in guiding subsequent conservation planning and decision-making.

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Courses in the Cultural Heritage Management graduate program


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