The Palgrave Handbook of Contemporary Heritage Research

Editors: Waterton, E. and Watson, S.
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Single-User Purchase Price: $69.99
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ISBN: 978-1-137-29355-8
Category: Social Sciences - Research Methods & Study Skills
Image Count: 11
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This book explores heritage from a wide range of perspectives and disciplines and in doing so provides a distinctive and deeply relevant survey of the field as it is currently researched, understood and practiced around the world.

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Table of Contents

    • List of Figures and Tables
    • Acknowledgements
    • Notes on Contributors
    • Heritage as a Focus of Research: Past, Present and New Directions - Emma Waterton and Steve Watson
    • Heritage in the past
    • Heritage now and in the future
    • The volume's structure
    • Conclusion
    • Part I Heritage Meanings
    • 1 The Ontological Politics of Heritage; or How Research Can Spoil a Good Story - Emma Waterton and Steve Watson
    • Dark figures of heritage
    • Heritage researched
    • Future directions
    • 2 Heritage and Discourse - Zongjie Wu and Song Hou
    • The notion of discourse
    • Heritage as discourse and discursive practice
    • Discourse analysis and the critique of heritage
    • Cultural discourses of ‘heritage’: Some alternative endeavours
    • Future trends in discursive studies of heritage
    • Concluding remarks
    • 3 Heritage as Performance - Michael Haldrup and Jørgen Ole Bærenholdt
    • Introduction: The uses of heritage
    • The ‘performance turn’
    • Performances of heritage
    • Performances at heritage sites
    • Performances with heritage
    • Conclusion: A moderate stand on performance
    • 4 Heritage and Authenticity - Helaine Silverman
    • Heritage and authenticity in the nineteenth century
    • Authenticity in architecture becomes an international heritage doctrine
    • UNESCO, authenticity and intangible cultural heritage
    • Authenticity, heritage and tourism
    • Current research on heritage and authenticity
    • Implications of authenticity for local, national and international heritage policy
    • Conclusion
    • Part II Heritage in Context
    • 5 From Heritage to Archaeology and Back Again - Shatha Abu Khafajah and Arwa Badran
    • Inventing archaeology
    • Fitting people into prehistory using the culture-history approach
    • Reinventing archaeology in the new world
    • New archaeology: Scientific, abstract, general and universal
    • The socio-political context: Humanizing archaeology and recognizing the ordinary
    • Conclusion
    • Acknowledgements
    • 6 Heritage and History - Jessica Moody
    • Introduction
    • Defining heritage, studying heritage
    • Defining history, studying history
    • Public History
    • The development of Public History
    • Heritage debates in Britain
    • History at war
    • The Enola Gay
    • 2007 and the bicentenary of the Abolition of the British Slave Trade Act
    • What can history do for heritage?
    • Conclusion
    • 7 Thinking about Others through Museums and Heritage - Andrea Witcomb
    • 8 Heritage and Tourism - Duncan Light
    • A brief history of heritage tourism
    • Touring heritage: Making identities
    • Understanding heritage tourists
    • Conclusions: A future research agenda
    • 9 Heritage and Geography - Nuala C. Johnson
    • Geography and the heritage debate
    • Theorizing memory spaces
    • Space, memory and heritage
    • Nature, heritage and identity
    • Conclusion
    • Part III Heritage and Cultural Experience
    • 10 Affect, Heritage, Feeling - David Crouch
    • Introduction
    • Heritage journeys
    • Phenomenology and performativity
    • Affect, emotion, feeling
    • Affect, feeling, knowing: Heritage and spacetimes of heritage
    • Conclusions and ongoing reflections
    • 11 Heritage and Memory - Joy Sather-Wagstaff
    • Selected foundations
    • Memory in heritage studies: Selected theoretical issues and current key themes
    • Issues – history versus memory, container models for memory
    • Themes – difficult heritage: History, place, body and memory
    • Case studies: Memory, landscapes, embodiment, difficult heritage
    • Precipitants of re-memory through domestic material and visual culture
    • Heritage wiped clean?
    • Embodied memory versus monumentalism at Angkor, Cambodia
    • Into the future: Continuing and emerging directions
    • Acknowledgements
    • 12 Heritage and the Visual Arts - Russell Staiff
    • The visual arts legacy
    • Formalism
    • Iconography
    • Aesthetics
    • Modernism
    • The visual arts within contemporary heritage
    • Quotations and copies
    • The co-option of the visual arts as national heritage
    • Conclusion
    • 13 Industrial Heritage and Tourism: A Review of the Literature - Alfonso Vargas-Sánchez
    • State of the art
    • Analysis of the literature survey
    • Future directions
    • 14 Curating Sound for Future Communities - Noel Lobley
    • Field recordings, sonic heritage and sound curation
    • The International Library of African Music
    • The archive of BaAka music recorded by Louis Sarno
    • Pro-active sound archiving
    • Sound elicitation and case studies
    • The Sound of Africa series, the International Library of African Music and urban Xhosa communities
    • Developing sound collections at the Pitt Rivers Museum
    • Future directions for collaborative sound curation
    • 15 Heritage and Sport - Gregory Ramshaw and Sean Gammon
    • Connecting sport and tourism
    • Sport museums and halls of fame
    • Sports stadia and sporting venues
    • Heritage-based sporting events
    • Sport fantasy camps
    • Personal sport heritage journeys
    • Future directions in sport heritage
    • Conclusion
    • Part IV Contested Heritage and Emerging Issues
    • 16 Heritage in Multicultural Times - Cristóbal Gnecco
    • (Un)defining what cannot be defined
    • Humanism, the market and governmentality: The multicultural faces of heritage
    • The fall of the house of heritage (as we ‘know’ it)
    • Coda: Brief gloss on a long UNESCO text
    • 17 Cultural Heritage and Armed Conflict: New Questions for an Old Relationship - Dacia Viejo-Rose and Marie Louise Stig Sørensen
    • An old relationship with new questions and dynamics
    • A two-way street: From protection to reconstruction and recovery
    • The arming and disarming of cultural heritage
    • Looking to a future imperfect: Intention and impact
    • Acknowledgements
    • 18 Heritage and Globalization - Rodney Harrison
    • Heritage and globalization
    • ‘World’ heritage
    • The 1972 World Heritage Convention
    • Critical studies of heritage and globalization
    • Material-semiotic approaches to heritage: Actor-network theory, assemblage theory and governmentality theory
    • Heritage as design process, material intervention and global transformation
    • Future research directions
    • 19 Critical Approaches to Post-Colonial (Post-Conflict) Heritage - John Giblin
    • Setting the parameters
    • Summary
    • Theoretical underpinnings
    • The post-colonial critique
    • The heritage critique
    • Discussion
    • Event
    • Site
    • Nation
    • Reappropriation, recycling and renewal
    • Conclusion
    • Part V Heritage, Identity and Affiliation
    • 20 Heritage and Nationalism: An Unbreachable Couple? - Tim Winter
    • Antiquity and the nation
    • Imperialism, nationalism and classical glory
    • Enduring narratives
    • Acknowledgements
    • 21 Heritage and Participation - Cath Neal
    • Historic review of heritage practice
    • Background
    • The broader context
    • Why engage?
    • Participation
    • Localism and governmentality
    • Conclusion
    • Acknowledgements
    • 22 Heritage and Social Class - Bella Dicks
    • Introduction: From the Rhondda to Alnwick Castle
    • What is ‘heritage’ and what is ‘class’?
    • ‘National heritage’, ‘the people’ and nostalgia
    • Class, collective memory, place and industrial ruination
    • Objects, bodies, affect and performance
    • Visitor studies of class and heritage
    • Issues for the future
    • 23 Of Routes and Roots: Paths for Understanding Diasporic Heritage - Ann Reed
    • Defining diaspora
    • Diasporic travel to heritage centres
    • Pilgrimage tourism as ritual
    • Global flows and transnational heritage
    • Conclusion
    • 24 Making Feminist Heritage Work: Gender and Heritage - Anna Reading
    • A critical history of gendered heritage studies
    • Gender, heritage and representation
    • Gender, heritage and consumption
    • Gender, heritage curation and management
    • Gender, heritage, policies and protocols
    • New challenges for feminist heritage studies
    • Concluding remarks
    • Acknowledgements
    • Part VI Heritage and Social Practice
    • 25 ‘Thinkers and Feelers’: A Psychological Perspective on Heritage and Society - John Schofield
    • The right to heritage
    • Thinkers and feelers
    • Extraversion and introversion
    • Sensation and intuition
    • Feeling and thinking
    • Judging and perceiving
    • The language of heritage
    • Conclusion
    • Acknowledgements
    • 26 Heritage and Policy - John Pendlebury
    • Introduction
    • Policy and policy analysis
    • Heritage policy
    • Heritage and economic policy
    • Heritage as social policy
    • Heritage and localism policy
    • Conclusion
    • 27 Heritage, Power and Ideology - Katharina Schramm
    • Conceptual and methodological approaches
    • Critical heritage discourse
    • Ideology, power and relationality: Shifting perspectives
    • Conclusion
    • 28 Heritage Economies: The Past Meets the Future in the Mall Steve Watson and M. Rosario González-Rodríguez
    • The value of the past
    • Discourse and practice
    • Heritage in Seville
    • A new cultural heritage: The Metropol Parasol
    • Conclusion
    • 29 Heritage in Consumer Marketing - Georgios C. Papageorgiou
    • Introduction
    • Consumer marketing context
    • The power of the past
    • Nostalgia and retro-marketing: Yesterday was better
    • Reliving the past: Classic, vintage, old's cool
    • Longevity and tradition: Time as the secret ingredient
    • Operationalizing brand heritage for marketing purposes
    • Conclusion
    • 30 Heritage and Sustainable Development: Transdisciplinary Imaginings of a Wicked Concept - Robyn Bushell
    • Sustainable development: Tipping, turning or connecting?
    • Safeguarding the past/future
    • Part VII Conclusions
    • 31 Contemporary Heritage and the Future - Cornelius Holtorf and Anders Högberg
    • Cultural heritage, the future and thought styles
    • The future of heritage – do we care?
    • Heritage for the future?
    • From historical consciousness to future consciousness
    • Conclusions
    • Acknowledgements
    • 32 Themes, Thoughts, Reflections - Steve Watson and Emma Waterton
    • Eclecticism unbound
    • A critical urgency
    • A contemplation (and a little frustration)
    • A conclusion