The Political Economy of Rehabilitation: The case of the Benedettini Monastery
What should be conserved?
Why do we conserve?
Who should conserve?
How should conservation be carried out?
The ‘contemporary history’ of the building will be examined in a political economy framework to see whether any ‘lesson’ can be derived from this example. Among other things, we will examine whether such an experience provides any hint as to how to address the problem raised by Peacock (1995, p. 2) ‘of marrying public support for conservation with appropriate public action’.
KeywordsCultural Heritage Economic Perspective Private Benefit Cultural Economic Parliamentary Committee
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