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Contested cultural heritage : religion, nationalism, erasure, and exclusion in a global world

Author: Helaine Silverman
Publisher: New York ; London : Springer, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Springer eBooks
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Cultural heritage is material - tangible and intangible - that signifies a culture's history or legacy. It has become a venue for contestation, ranging in scale from protesting to violently claimed and destroyed. But who defines what is to be preserved and what is to be erased? As cultural heritage becomes increasingly significant across the world, the number of issues for critical analysis and, hopefully,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Contested cultural heritage.
New York ; London : Springer, ©2011
(DLC) 2010938126
(OCoLC)662410161
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Helaine Silverman
ISBN: 9781441973054 1441973052
OCLC Number: 695386848
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 286 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Contested cultural heritage : a selective historiography / Helaine Silverman --
The stratigraphy of forgetting : the Great Mosque of Cordoba and its contested legacy / D. Fairchild Ruggles --
Aestheticized geographies of conflict : the politicization of culture and the culture of politics in Belfast's mural tradition / Alexandra Hartnett --
Blood of our ancestors : cultural heritage management in the Balkans / Michael L. Galaty --
Re-imagining the national past : negotiating the roles of science, religion, and history in contemporary British ghost tourism / Michele M. Hanks --
Collecting and repatriating Egypt's past : toward a new nationalism / Salima Ikram --
National identity interrupted : the mutilation of the Parthenon Marbles and the Greek claim for repatriation / Vasiliki Kynourgiopoulou --
Syrian national museums : regional politics and the imagined community / Kari A. Zobler --
Contestation from the top : Fascism in the realm of culture and Italy's conception of the past / Alvaro Higueras --
Touring the slave route : inaccurate authenticities in Bénin, West Africa / Timothy R. Landry --
Carving the nation : Zimbabwean sculptors and the contested heritage of aesthetics / Lance L. Larkin --
Afterword : El Pilar and Maya cultural heritage : reflections of a cheerful pessimist / Anabel Ford.
Responsibility: edited by Helaine Silverman.

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