Understanding the Politics of Heritage
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Understanding the Politics of Heritage

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Written by an interdisciplinary team of scholars, this authoritative text presents an engaging narrative of the way politics features in heritage conservation and management. New international case studies illustrate how notions of identity, social class and nationhood may be woven into the provision of official heritage, and how heritage may be seen to be less about uphol...more
Paperback, 328 pages
Published October 15th 2009 by Manchester University Press
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This is a truly excellent overview of the political nature of cultural heritage delineation and preservation, at all levels of management. Through a series of articles, illustrated by case studies from a wide variety of global contexts, the authors address the theme of 'authorised heritage discourse' (AHD), which is the complex of definitions and methods for preserving and displaying cultural heritage, utilized by professionals working in an official capacity, often under the aegis of government...more
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