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The Politics of World Heritage

David Harrison

The Politics of World Heritage

Negotiating Tourism and Conservation (Current Themes in Tourism)

by David Harrison

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Published by Channel View Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9808062M
    ISBN 101845410106
    ISBN 109781845410100

      A work of ebullient imagination, zest, and wit, Heritage, Culture, and Politics in the Postcolony explores the double life of heritage in the making of modern political identities—as both the fixed capital of national hegemony and the fluid currency of novel visions and claims. The book may evoke an aura of timeless homage, but heritage is. Many aspects of heritage politics discussed in this chapter also apply to the Western, industrial world; however, more focus has been placed on situations and examples from developing countries. In particular, the chapter focuses on concepts that are more prominent in the developing world context, including heritage contestation, political uses Cited by: 1.

    Part of the Culture and Religion in International Relations book series (CRIR) Abstract. To the modernists who dominate contemporary world affairs, heritage is defined in objectifying, reifying terms that highlight tangible products. This definition is manifest in terms of a hegemonic preference for protecting cultural monuments, for building Author: Ralph Pettman. Book Description. This volume analyzes the politics, policy and practice of cultural heritage at the global level, identifying the major directions in which international heritage practice is moving, and exploring the key issues likely to shape the cultural heritage field well into the twenty-first century.

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Named a best book of by Library Journal It used to be that politics and sports were as separate from one another as church and state. The ballfield was an escape from the world’s worst problems, top athletes were treated like heroes, and cheering for the home team was as easy and innocent as hot dogs and beer/5(54).

"This is a highly original and timely reassessment of UNESCO's checkered global mission since the late s. While Meskell's book is ostensibly about UNESCO, world heritage, and the changing practices of archaeology, it is also a powerful rereading of international history and the broader politics of preservation in today's world.5/5(3).

Understanding how cultural diversity relates to international order is an urgent contemporary challenge. Building on ideas first advanced in Reus-Smit's On Cultural Diversity (), this groundbreaking book advances a new framework for understanding the nexus between culture and order in world politics.

ten conservative books by Russell Kirk The political and moral attitude called conservatism does'not come-out of a book; indeed, some of the most conservative folk I have known have been. About The Heritage. Following in the footsteps of Robeson, Ali, Robinson and others, today’s Black athletes re-engage with social issues and the meaning of American patriotism Named a The Politics of World Heritage book book of by Library Journal It used to be that politics and sports were as separate from one another as church and state.

Rather than "POLITICS According to the Bible," this volume ought to be titled, "The Bible according to Right-Wing US Politics" or "Theology according to the Tea Party." That's my frank appraisal of this book which purports to provide Scriptural support for American-style democracy, free enterprise capitalism, private property, small government /5().

The book argues, in remarkable detail, that UNESCOs origins in a modern post-war view of the world instilled with an irrepressible faith in progress has created an organization that not only has failed to use culture, sincere, and heritage to bring peace, but also become a tool in political and economic conflicts.

World Heritage twenty years later: based on papers presented at the World Heritage and other workshops held during the IVth World Congress on National Parks and Protected Areas, Caracas, Venezuela, February (Book) 1 edition published in in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

This book captures the courage, commitment, military genius, and horror of the war that gave birth to a new era in world politics. For students, history buffs, and fascinated readers, The American Heritage History of World War II is the definitive single-volume work on the subject and will endure as a major narrative of world history/5().

A work of ebullient imagination, zest, and wit, Heritage, Culture, and Politics in the Postcolony explores the double life of heritage in the making of modern political identities―as both the fixed capital of national hegemony and the fluid currency of novel visions and claims.

The book may evoke an aura of timeless homage, but heritage is Cited by: 9. Cultural Heritage Ethics provides cutting-edge arguments built on case studies of cultural heritage and its management in a range of geographical and cultural contexts. Moreover, the volume feels the pulse of the debate on heritage ethics by discussing timely issues such as access, acquisition, archaeological practice, curatorship, education, ethnology, historiography, integrity, legislation Author: Constantine Sandis (Ed.).

Get this from a library. Monumental ambivalence: the politics of heritage. [Lisa Breglia] -- From ancient Maya cities in Mexico and Central America to the Taj Mahal in India, cultural heritage sites around the world are being drawn into the wave of privatization that has already swept.

Browse this book with Google Preview» "That which is everybody's is nobody's," according to a Spanish aphorism, and nowhere are rights of ownership over the public domain more hotly contested than in the increasingly fraught debates over the preservation and privatization of cultural and artistic heritage around the globe.

Book Description. Gender and Heritage brings together a group of international scholars to examine the performance, place and politics of gender within heritage. Through a series of case studies, models and assessments, the significance of understanding and working with concepts of gender is demonstrated as a dynamic and reforming agenda.

This book explores the overlapping and often complex relationships between identity, memory, heritage and the cultural landscape. It provides an overview of new approaches in the study of these relationships, combined with evidence from Ireland, England, Scotland and.

Book description: Heritage processes vary according to cultural, national, geographical, and historical contexts. This volume is unique in that it is dedicated to approaching the analysis of heritage through the concepts of social movements.

Adapting the latest developments in the field of social movements, the Pages: Book Description. Sacred Heritage in Japan is the first volume to explicitly address the topics of Japanese religion and heritage preservation in connection with each other.

Chapter 2 The Politics of Japan’s Use of World Heritage: From Ratifying the World Heritage Convention to the Mozu–Furuichi Tumulus Clusters. Illustration by David Foldvari Last week the British government submitted its list of nominees for world heritage site status to as the "UK tentative list", it.

Get this from a library. Understanding the politics of heritage. [Rodney Harrison; Open University.;] -- "This book questions the view within most western societies that heritage is necessarily 'good', and uncovers the ways in which heritage embodies relationships of power and subjugation, inclusion and.

A Future in Ruins UNESCO, World Heritage, and the Dream of Peace Lynn Meskell. Interdisciplinary focus blends archaeology, history, politics, development studies, and heritage studies into a dynamic investigation; Author's archaeological experience at UNESCO World Heritage sites makes for a hands-on account.

An introduction to African politics, this course will provide for its participants a general survey of the main issues regarding politics in the continent.

Areas covered range from political system types, political economies, and political cultures of diverse.World Heritage Sites Name: as listed by the World Heritage Committee Location: Province where the site is located.

If the site is a trans-border site the other countries will be listed in a note. Coordinates: geographic coordinates of the site's location Date of inscription: Year and session the site was added to the World Heritage list Criteria: The criteria it was listed under: criteria (i.

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