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About This Journal

Aims & Scope

Heritage & Society-the successor journal to Heritage Management-is a global, peer-reviewed journal that provides a forum for scholarly, professional, and community reflection on the cultural, political, and economic impacts of heritage on contemporary society. We seek to examine the current social roles of collective memory, historic preservation, cultural resource management, public interpretation, cultural preservation and revitalization, sites of conscience, diasporic heritage, education, legal/legislative developments, cultural heritage ethics, and central heritage concepts such as authenticity, significance, and value.

The journal provides an engaging forum about tangible and intangible heritage for those who work with international and governmental organizations, academic institutions, private heritage consulting and CRM firms, and local, associated, and indigenous communities. With a special emphasis on social science approaches and an international perspective, the journal facilitates lively, critical discussion and dissemination of practical data among heritage professionals, planners, policymakers, and community leaders.

Heritage & Society includes peer-reviewed research on policy, legislation, ethics, and methods in heritage management and will showcase exemplary projects and models of public interpretation and interaction. A peer-reviewed Forum section presents position statements and responses on key current issues. The journal also includes reviews of books, web pages, exhibits, and resources in various media, regions, and languages.

Contact

Heritage & Society
UMass Amherst Center for Heritage & Society
Gordon Hall
Amherst MA 01003 USA
413-545-2221
hs.editor@sbs.umass.edu

Review Copies

Please send review copies to:
Angela Labrador, Reviews Editor
1351 Woodchuck Hollow Road
Washington, VT 05675 USA

Publisher and Subscription Information

Please visit the Maney Publishing website.