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Title: A demonstration of riches: landscape narratives at Chatsworth
Author(s): Phillippe, Laurel A.
Advisor(s): Harris, Dianne C.
Department / Program: Landscape Architecture
Discipline: Landscape Architecture
Degree Granting Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree: M.L.A.
Genre: Thesis
Subject(s): heritage tourism English heritage landscape interpretation Chatsworth landscape history
Abstract: This thesis looks at the current landscape narratives at Chatsworth; England’s most visited country house, and proposes new narratives that are more socially inclusive and that cover a broader swath of history. It also proposes a new mode of information dissemination based on the increased use of smartphones and other PDA’s. In exploring this subject, this thesis looks at the history of tourism and heritage within an English context and then looks at the history of tourism at Chatsworth in particular. As one of the best documented country houses, Chatsworth is uniquely poised to lead the way in new forms of landscape heritage interpretation.
Issue Date: 2011-05-25
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2142/24340
Rights Information: Copyright 2011 Laurel A. Phillippe
Date Available in IDEALS: 2011-05-25
Date Deposited: 2011-05
 

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