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Informationen zum Autor William Logan is Professor Emeritus and UNESCO Chair in Heritage and Urbanism in the Cultural Heritage Centre for Asia and the Pacific at Deakin University, Melbourne. He has written, edited, or co-edited 14 books, including Hanoi: Biography of a City (2000), Places of Pain and Shame: Dealing with 'Difficult Heritage' (2009, edited with K. Reeves), and Cultural Diversity, Heritage and Human Rights: Intersections in Theory and Practice (2010, edited with M. Langfield and M. Nic Craith). A fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia and member of the Heritage Council of Victoria, Dr. Logan is on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Heritage Studies and Historic Environment.Máiréad Nic Craith is Professor of European Culture and Heritage and Director of the Intercultural Research Centre at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. She is a Member of the Royal Irish Academy and has been a panel member for the UK Research Assessment Exercise (2008) and UK Research Excellence Framework (2014). Her publications include, Cultural Diversity, Heritage and Human Rights: Intersections in Theory and Practice (2010, edited with W. Logan and M. Langfield), A Companion to the Anthropology of Europe (Wiley, 2012, edited with U. Kockel and J. Frykman), and Narratives of Place, Belonging and Language: An Intercultural Perspective (2012).Ullrich Kockel is Professor of Culture and Economy at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, and a Visiting Professor of Social Anthropology at Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas. A Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and Member of the Royal Irish Academy, he is on the Steering Group of Learning for Sustainability Scotland. His publications include Re-Visioning Europe: Frontiers, Place Identities and Journey in Debatable Lands (2010), and A Companion to the Anthropology of Europe (Wiley, 2012, edited with M. Nic Craith and J. Frykman). Klappentext A Companion to Heritage Studies is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art survey of the interdisciplinary study of cultural heritage. Featuring a substantial framework-setting essay by the editors and contributions from an international array of scholars, including some with extensive experience in heritage practice through UNESCO, World Heritage Centre, ICOMOS and national heritage systems, this Companion offers a cutting-edge guide to this emergent and increasingly important field that is global in scope, cross-cultural in focus and critical in approach. The selected essays have been innovatively organized into three sections on the expansion, use and abuse, and the recasting of heritage. The Companion covers all of the key themes in research, including old and new outlooks on cultural heritage and its management, heritage as a form of cultural politics, emergence of critical heritage studies, the role of heritage in times of rapid change and conflict, heritage in environmental protection, the rise of intangible heritage, museums and digital heritage, World Heritage and tourism, and heritage ethics and human rights.A Companion to Heritage Studies will be an invaluable resource for students and scholars of anthropology, archaeology, and cultural studies, as well as anyone interested in better understanding the historical, social, and political significance of heritage. Zusammenfassung A Companion to Heritage Studies is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art survey of the interdisciplinary study of cultural heritage.* Outlines the key themes of research, including cultural preservation, environmental protection, world heritage and tourism, ethics, and human rights* Accessibly organized into a substantial framework-setting essay by the editors followed by three sections on expanding, using and abusing, and recasting heritage* Provides a cutting-edge guide to emerging trends in the field that is that is global in scope, cross-cultural in focus and critical in approach* Features contributions from an...

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William Logan is Professor Emeritus and UNESCO Chair in Heritage and Urbanism in the Cultural Heritage Centre for Asia and the Pacific at Deakin University, Melbourne. He has written, edited, or co-edited 14 books, including Hanoi: Biography of a City (2000), Places of Pain and Shame: Dealing with 'Difficult Heritage' (2009, edited with K. Reeves), and Cultural Diversity, Heritage and Human Rights: Intersections in Theory and Practice (2010, edited with M. Langfield and M. Nic Craith). A fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia and member of the Heritage Council of Victoria, Dr. Logan is on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Heritage Studies and Historic Environment. Máiréad Nic Craith is Professor of European Culture and Heritage and Director of the Intercultural Research Centre at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. She is a Member of the Royal Irish Academy and has been a panel member for the UK Research Assessment Exercise (2008) and UK Research Excellence Framework (2014). Her publications include, Cultural Diversity, Heritage and Human Rights: Intersections in Theory and Practice (2010, edited with W. Logan and M. Langfield), A Companion to the Anthropology of Europe (Wiley, 2012, edited with U. Kockel and J. Frykman), and Narratives of Place, Belonging and Language: An Intercultural Perspective (2012). Ullrich Kockel is Professor of Culture and Economy at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, and a Visiting Professor of Social Anthropology at Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas. A Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and Member of the Royal Irish Academy, he is on the Steering Group of Learning for Sustainability Scotland. His publications include Re-Visioning Europe: Frontiers, Place Identities and Journey in Debatable Lands (2010), and A Companion to the Anthropology of Europe (Wiley, 2012, edited with M. Nic Craith and J. Frykman).

Klappentext
A Companion to Heritage Studies is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art survey of the interdisciplinary study of cultural heritage. Featuring a substantial framework-setting essay by the editors and contributions from an international array of scholars, including some with extensive experience in heritage practice through UNESCO, World Heritage Centre, ICOMOS and national heritage systems, this Companion offers a cutting-edge guide to this emergent and increasingly important field that is global in scope, cross-cultural in focus and critical in approach. The selected essays have been innovatively organized into three sections on the expansion, use and abuse, and the recasting of heritage. The Companion covers all of the key themes in research, including old and new outlooks on cultural heritage and its management, heritage as a form of cultural politics, emergence of critical heritage studies, the role of heritage in times of rapid change and conflict, heritage in environmental protection, the rise of intangible heritage, museums and digital heritage, World Heritage and tourism, and heritage ethics and human rights. A Companion to Heritage Studies will be an invaluable resource for students and scholars of anthropology, archaeology, and cultural studies, as well as anyone interested in better understanding the historical, social, and political significance of heritage.

Inhalt
List of Figures and Tables x Notes on Contributors xiii Acknowledgements xix List of Abbreviations xx Framework 1 The New Heritage Studies: Origins and Evolution, Problems and Prospects 1 William Logan, Ullrich Kockel, and Máiréad Nic Craith Part I Expanding Heritage 27 2 Heritage Places: Evolving Conceptions and Changing Forms 29 Neil A. Silberman 3 From Folklore to Intangible Heritage 41 Kristin Kuutma 4 Cultural Heritage and Intellectual Property: Convergence, Divergence, and Interface 55 Folarin Shyllon 5 Intangible Heritage and Embodiment: Japan's Influence on Global Heritage Discourse 69 Natsuko Akagawa 6 The Politics of Heritage in the Land of Food and Wine 87 Marion Demossier 7 (Re)visioning the Ma'ohi Landscape of Marae Taputapuatea, French Polynesia: World Heritage and Indigenous Knowledge Systems in the Pacific Islands 101 Anita Smith 8 The Kingdom of Death as a Heritage Site: Making Sense of Auschwitz 115 Jonathan Webber 9 The Memory of the World and its Hidden Facets 133 Anca Claudia Prodan 10 African Indigenous Heritage in Colonial and Postcolonial Museums: The Case of the Batwa of Africa's Great Lakes Region 146 Maurice Mugabowagahunde Part II Using and Abusing Heritage 161 11 Valuing the Past, or, Untangling the Social, Political, and Economic Importance of Cultural Heritage Sites 163 Brenda Trofanenko 12 Cultural Heritage under the Gaze of International Tourism Marketing Campaigns 176 Helaine Silverman and Richard W. Hallett 13 Heritagescaping and the Aesthetics of Refuge: Challenges to Urban Sustainability 189 Tim Winter 14 Cultural Heritage as a Strategy for Social Needs and Community Identity 203 Keir Reeves and Gertjan Plets 15 Heritage in the Digital Age 215 Maria Economou 16 World Heritage and National Hegemony: The Discursive Formation of Chinese Political Authority 229 Haiming Yan 17 War Museums and Memory Wars in Contemporary Poland 243 Julie Fedor 18 Heritage in an Expanded Field: Reconstructing Bridge-ness in Mostar 254 Andrea Connor 19 Heritage Under Fire: Lessons from Iraq for Cultural Property Protection 268 Benjamin Isakhan 20 The Intentional Destruction of Heritage: Bamiyan and Timbuktu 280 Christian Manhart 21 Heritage and the Politics of Cultural Obliteration: The Case of the Andes 295 O. Hugo Benavides Part III Recasting Heritage 307 22 The Economic Feasibility of Heritage Preservation 309 Ron van Oers 23 UNESCO and Cultural Heritage: Unexpected Consequences 322 Christina Cameron 24 The Limits of Heritage: Corporate Interests and Cultural Rights on Resource Frontiers 337 Rosemary J. Coombe and Melissa F. Baird 25 Indigenous Peoples' Rights and the World Heritage Convention 355 Stefan Disko 26 UNESCO, the World Heritage Convention, and Africa: The Practice and the Practitioners 373 George Okello Abungu 27 World Heritage Sites in Africa: What Are the Benefits of Nomination and Inscription? 392 Webber Ndoro 28 Heritage in the "Asian Century": Responding to Geopolitical Change 410 Zeynep Aygen and William Logan 29 (Re-)Building Heritage: Integrating Tangible and Intangible 426 Máiréad Nic Craith and Ullrich Kockel 30 The Elephant in the Room: Heritage, Affect, and Emotion 443 Laurajane Smith and Gary Campbell 31 Cross?-Cultural Encounters and "Difficult Heritage" on the Thai-Burma Railway: An Ethics of Cosmopolitanism rather than Practices of Exclusion 461 Andrea Witcomb 32 Heritage and Cosmopolitanism 479 Lynn Meskell 33 "Putting Broken Pieces Back Together": Reconciliation, Justice, and Heritage in Post-Conflict Situations 491 Patrick Daly and Benjamin Chan 34 Achieving Dialogue through Transnational World Heritage Nomination: The Case of the Silk Roads 507 Ona Vileikis 35 World Heritage: Alternative Futures 522 Britta Rudolff and Kristal Buckley 36 Challenges for International Cultural Heritage Law 541 Ana Filipa Vrdoljak 37 The New Heritage Studies and Education, Training, and Capacity-Building 557 William Logan and Gamini Wijesuriya Index 574

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Titel: A Companion to Heritage Studies
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EAN: 9781118486665
ISBN: 978-1-118-48666-5
Format: Fester Einband
Genre: Sozialwissenschaften allgemein
Anzahl Seiten: 624
Gewicht: g
Größe: H250mm x B250mm x T150mm
Jahr: 2015
Auflage: 1. Auflage