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The Heritage Game: Economics, Policy, and Practice

Alan Peacock and Ilde Rizzo


A notable feature in cultural life is the growing demand to preserve and promote public access to historical buildings and sites and artistic treasures of the past. Governments are increasingly involved in financing and regulating private attempts to meet this growing demand as well as extending their own provision of these treasures in state and locally owned museums and galleries. These developments raise important issues about the scope, content, and relevance of heritage policies in today's world. This book focuses on the impact of economic analysis on the formulation and implementation of ... More

Keywords: cultural heritage, preservation, artistic treasures, historical buildings, museums, galleries, heritage policies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780199213177
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2008 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213177.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alan Peacock, author
Vice Chancellor Emeritus, University of Buckingham
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Ilde Rizzo, author
Chair of Public Finance, University of Catania