Future visions and the heritage of space: Nostalgia for infinity. A dialogue between Alice Gorman and Sarah May

Alice Gorman, Sarah May

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Abstract

Since the late 19th century, outer space and spacecraft have been symbols of the future, and indeed, futurist symbols. In the 1950s, space technology was seen as the solution to the human condition, the locus for new utopias - and dystopias. The future was shiny,
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCultural Heritage and the Future
EditorsCornelius Holtorf, Anders Hogberg
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherRoutledge
Chapter9
Pages130-143
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-315-64461-5
ISBN (Print)978-1-138-82900-8, 978-1-138-82901-5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2021

Keywords

  • cultural heritage
  • relationship between cultural heritage and the future
  • futures thinking
  • development of futures thinking
  • professional heritage
  • heritage studies
  • heritage management
  • critical heritage studies

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