Tag: #Books

  • St. Petersburg Strategy of Cultural Heritage Preservation (2022)

    St. Petersburg Strategy of Cultural Heritage Preservation (2022)

    St. Petersburg, Russia, and its history in heritage preservation have undergone several changes, challenges, and progressions since the area was first founded during the 18th century. Under the creation and development from the mind of the historical figure Peter the Great, the Russian czar that led Russia into the modern era, St. Petersburg, Russia, currently […]

  • Islands of Heritage: Conservation and Transformation In Yemen (2022)

    Islands of Heritage: Conservation and Transformation In Yemen (2022)

    Peutz, Nathalie. (2018) Islands of Heritage: Conservation and Transformation in Yemen; Stanford University Press (Stanford, California) Notes, Appendix, References, Index, Pp. ix-286. When it comes to conservation efforts in cultural heritage work, the odds of sustaining specific cultural areas and their people’s safety do not seem to be an issue that initially arises in the […]

  • Dallen Timothy Discussion: Cultural Heritage and Tourism (Chapter 5 and 16) (2022)

    Dallen Timothy Discussion: Cultural Heritage and Tourism (Chapter 5 and 16) (2022)

    The central premise of this narrative focused on an issue that has had both a positive and negative impact on heritage tourism. In essence, chapters 5 and 16 in Dallen Timothy’s book Cultural Heritage and Tourism focused on authenticity and accurate portrayal of tourism and historic sites. However, within the quest for authenticity, the issues […]

  • America’s ‘African Founders’: The Black Thinkers Who Shaped the U.S. — TIME

    Historian David Hackett Fischer, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington’s Crossing, has been writing history books since 1965, and his latest, African Founders: How Enslaved People Expanded American Ideals, is an encyclopedia of enslaved people’s experiences in the United States from the 17th century to the 19th century. The book, which came out May 31,… America’s […]

  • The Meaning of Mariah Carey: A Review (2/20/2022)

    “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” -Jeremiah 29:11 Whether we realize it or not, the plans and callings on our lives are often revealed to us in our youth. For some, its […]

  • 12 YA Books We Can’t Wait to Read This Year — TIME

    12 YA Books We Can’t Wait to Read This Year — TIME

    There’s no shortage of incredible YA books this year: you can look forward to thrilling, heartfelt, and funny stories about teenagers in mortal and magical realms set all over the world. Some big-name authors, including Traci Chee, Casey McQuiston, and Emily X.R. Pan, are returning with new releases, while others, like Jeff Bishop, are making… 12 […]