13 September 2003

Restoration Tragedy

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This article takes the launch of BBC2’s series ‘Restoration’ as an occasion, or an excuse, to suggest that a critical perspective on heritage has actually emerged from within the conservation movement, and not just from the derision of metropolitan literary snobs. Published in the Guardian, 13 September 2003.

I intend to expand on the argument suggested in the second part of this article in a new edition of On Living in an Old Country, to be published by Oxford University Press towards the end of 2008

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