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Part 1: Setting the Scene 1. Introduction: Making the means transparent: reasons and reflections, Marie Louise Stig Sorensen and John Carman 2. Heritage Studies - an outline, Marie Louise Stig Sorensen and John Carman 3. Public Archaeology in United States in the early twenty-first century, Barbara Little Part 2: Heritage Methodologies: Investigating Texts 4. The history of heritage: a method in analyzing legislative historiography, Hilary Soderland 5. Means maketh the end - the context for the development of methodologies to assessing the state of the historic environment in the UK, Ian Baxter 6. Methods used to investigate the use of the past in the formation of regional identities, Ulrike Sommer Part 3: Heritage Methodologies: Investigating People 7. Reflections on the practice of ethnography within heritage tourism, Catherine Palmer 8. Heritage Ethnography as a specialised craft: Grasping maritime heritage in Bermuda, Charlotte Andrews 9. Between the lines and in the margins: interviewing people about attitudes to heritage and identity, Marie Louise Stig Sorensen 10. Walking a fine line: obtaining sensitive information using a valid methodology, Morag Kersel 11. Methods for investigating locals' perceptions of a cultural heritage product for tourism: lessons from Botswana, Susan Keitumetse 12. The public archaeology of African America: reflections on pragmatic methods and their results, Carol McDavid Part 4: Heritage Methodologies: Investigating Things 13. The use of GIS in Landscape Heritage and Attitudes to Place- Digital Deep Maps, Matthew Fitzjohn 14. Making them draw: the use of drawings in research into public attitudes towards the past, Grete Lillehammer 15. The heritagescape: looking at heritage sites, Mary-Catherine Garden 16. The intangible presence: investigating battlefields, John Carman and Patricia Carman Part 5: Commentaries Commentary: the view from social anthropology; Paola Filippucci. Commentary: the view from environmental psychology; David Uzzell

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'... if you are looking for a stimulating collection of case studies that have something to say about an almost exclusively archaeological understanding of heritage, this would be an excellent place to start.' -- Conservation and Management of Archaeological Sites

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