A Companion to Heritage Studies

Editors: Logan, William, Craith, Mairead Nic and Kockel, Ullrich
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Wiley

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ISBN: 978-1-11-848666-5
Category: Social Sciences - Anthropology
Image Count: 37
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

A Companion to Heritage Studies is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art survey of the interdisciplinary study of cultural heritage.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Figures and Tables
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Acknowledgements
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Framework
  • 1 The New Heritage Studies: Origins and Evolution, Problems and Prospects
  • Expanding Heritage
  • 2 Heritage Places: Evolving Conceptions and Changing Forms
  • 3 From Folklore to Intangible Heritage
  • 4 Cultural Heritage and Intellectual Property: Convergence, Divergence, and Interface
  • 5 Intangible Heritage and Embodiment: Japan's Influence on Global Heritage Discourse
  • 6 The Politics of Heritage in the Land of Food and Wine
  • 7 (Re)visioning the Ma'ohi Landscape of Marae Taputapuatea, French Polynesia: World Heritage and Indigenous Knowledge Systems in the Pacific Islands
  • 8 The Kingdom of Death as a Heritage Site: Making Sense of Auschwitz
  • 9 The Memory of the World and its Hidden Facets
  • 10 African Indigenous Heritage in Colonial and Postcolonial Museums: The Case of the Batwa of Africa's Great Lakes Region
  • Using and Abusing Heritage
  • 11 Valuing the Past, or, Untangling the Social, Political, and Economic Importance of Cultural Heritage Sites
  • 12 Cultural Heritage under the Gaze of International Tourism Marketing Campaigns
  • 13 Heritagescaping and the Esthetics of Refuge: Challenges to Urban Sustainability
  • 14 Cultural Heritage as a Strategy for Social Needs and Community Identity
  • 15 Heritage in the Digital Age
  • 16 World Heritage and National Hegemony: The Discursive Formation of Chinese Political Authority
  • 17 War Museums and Memory Wars in Contemporary Poland
  • 18 Heritage in an Expanded Field: Reconstructing Bridge-ness in Mostar
  • 19 Heritage Under Fire: Lessons from Iraq for Cultural Property Protection
  • 20 The Intentional Destruction of Heritage: Bamiyan and Timbuktu
  • 21 Heritage and the Politics of Cultural Obliteration: The Case of the Andes
  • Recasting Heritage
  • 22 The Economic Feasibility of Heritage Preservation
  • 23 UNESCO and Cultural Heritage: Unexpected Consequences
  • 24 The Limits of Heritage: Corporate Interests and Cultural Rights on Resource Frontiers
  • 25 Indigenous Peoples’ Rights and the World Heritage Convention
  • 26 UNESCO, the World Heritage Convention, and Africa: The Practice and the Practitioners
  • 27 World Heritage Sites in Africa: What Are the Benefits of Nomination and Inscription?
  • 28 Heritage in the “Asian Century”: Responding to Geopolitical Change
  • 29 (Re-)Building Heritage: Integrating Tangible and Intangible
  • 30 The Elephant in the Room: Heritage, Affect, and Emotion
  • 31 Cross-Cultural Encounters and “Difficult Heritage” on the Thai–Burma Railway: An Ethics of Cosmopolitanism rather than Practices of Exclusion
  • 32 Heritage and Cosmopolitanism
  • 33 ”Putting Broken Pieces Back Together“: Reconciliation, Justice, and Heritage in Post-Conflict Situations
  • 34 Achieving Dialogue through Transnational World Heritage Nomination: The Case of the Silk Roads
  • 35 World Heritage: Alternative Futures
  • 36 Challenges for International Cultural Heritage Law
  • 37 The New Heritage Studies and Education, Training, and Capacity-Building