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Managing Heritage, Making Peace

  • Livre Relié
  • 258 Nombre de pages
Kenya stands at a crossroads in its history and heritage, as the nation celebrates its fiftieth anniversary of independence from B... Lire la suite
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Kenya stands at a crossroads in its history and heritage, as the nation celebrates its fiftieth anniversary of independence from Britain in 2013. The authors show how Kenya is facing a continuing crisis over nationhood, heritage, memory and identity, which must be resolved to achieve social cohesion and peace.

Auteur

Annie E. Coombes is Professor of Material and Visual Culture in the Department of History of Art and Screen Media at Birkbeck College, University of London. Her books include the award-winning History After Apartheid: Visual Culture and Public Memory in a Democratic South Africa (2003). Lotte Hughes is an historian of Africa and empire, with a special interest in Kenya, based at The Ferguson Centre for African and Asian Studies, The Open University. Her books include Moving the Maasai: A Colonial Misadventure (2006). Karega-Munene teaches anthropology and history at the United States International University, Nairobi. His research interests include human rights in relation to museums, dress and identity, and the construction and deconstruction of Kenyan ethnic identities.



Contenu

Introduction: Annie E. Coombes and Lotte Hughes; Chapter One: Origins and Development of Institutionalized Heritage Management in KenyA: Karega-Munene; Chapter Two: Learning from the Lari Massacre(s): An Object Lesson: Annie E. Coombes; Chapter Three: Sacred Spaces, Political Places: The Struggle for a Sacred Forest: Lotte Hughes; Chapter Four: Monuments and Memories: Public Commemorative Strategies in Contemporary Kenya: Annie E. Coombes; Chapter Five: The Production and Transmission of National History: Some problems and challenges: Lotte Hughes; Conclusion Lotte Hughes and Annie E.; Coombes; Select; Bibliography; Index.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Managing Heritage, Making Peace
Sous-titre: History, Identity and Memory in Contemporary Kenya
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Code EAN: 9781780761527
ISBN: 978-1-78076-152-7
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: I B Tauris
Genre: Histoire
nombre de pages: 258
Poids: 636g
Taille: H248mm x B173mm x T28mm
Année: 2013

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