Andrzej Tomaszewski – Towards a new philosophy of heritage
Professor Andrzej Tomaszewski is one of the most recognisable figures of Polish art preservation and conservation of the turn of the 21st century in the world. Being tied all his life to Warsaw, a city which has gone through severe historical ordeals, he not only resisted the typically Central European cultural nationalism, but also became a widely respected builder of bridges, a veritable Pontifex Maximum.
Joseph Rykwert – The Seduction of Place: The History and Future of Cities
The first publication, translated into Polish, by the author professor Joseph Rykwert, world famous art historian and architectural critic, Professor Emeritus at the University of Pennsylvania. The Seduction of Place is one of the most important of his achievements, and provides a discourse on the history of the relationship between man and the city traced to our contemporary times.
Krzysztof Kowalski – On the essence of European heritage – deliberations
A multi-layered reflection on heritage, a term which at the beginning of this century appeared in the analytical scientific language and social experience, as well as in constructing and interpreting the past.
Gregory Ashworth – Heritage planning
The fourth volume in the Heritology series is a collection of the texts of Gregory J. Ashworth. The essence of heritage is to use the past for contemporary purposes, also political and social.
Joseph Rykwert – The idea of a town: the anthropology of urban form in Rome, Italy and Ancient World
It is the only Polish translation of the first book by Joseph Rykwert – one of the finest architectural historians and critics.
John Tunbridge – The Changing of the Guard. Heritage at the turn of the century
A selection of essays by one of the greatest living heritologists (and founding fathers of this discipline), which is also the first Polish-language presentation of the unique contribution of John Tunbridge to international research on world heritage.