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The Heritage-scape: UNESCO, World Heritage, and Tourism

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Klappentext This book explores how the mere designation of World Heritage sites can achieve UNESCO's goal of creating lasting worl... Lire la suite
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Klappentext This book explores how the mere designation of World Heritage sites can achieve UNESCO's goal of creating lasting worldwide peace. Drawing on ethnography, policy analysis, and a sophisticated fusion of anthropological theories, Di Giovine convincingly reveals the existence of a global heritage-scape and provides a detailed yet expansive look at the politics and processes, histories and structures, and the rituals and symbolisms of the interrelated phenomena of tourism, historic preservation, and UNESCO's World Heritage Convention.

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Michael A. Di Giovine is a socio-political researcher in the department of anthropology at the University of Chicago.



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Chapter 1 Introduction: Traveling Across Stones that Speak Chapter 2 Chapter 1. Mediating World Heritage: Authenticity and Fields of Production in World Heritage Chapter 3 Chapter 2. The Heritage-scape: UNESCO's Globalizing Endeavor Chapter 4 Chapter 3. "Unity in Diversity": The Heritage-scape's Meta-Narrative Claim Chapter 5 Chapter 4. Tourism: The Heritage-scape's Ritual Interaction Chapter 6 Chapter 5. Converting Local Places into Universal Heritage Chapter 7 Chapter 6. Politics and Personalities within the Heritage-scape: Narratives of Nature and Culture in Viet Nam Chapter 8 Chapter 7. Mummification of Local Cultures: The Cases of Ha Long and Hoi An Chapter 9 Chapter 8. Creating the Drama of the Destination: Managing, Interpreting, and Branding World Heritage Sites Chapter 10 Chapter 9. Preserving the Past: Value and the Emotional Efficacy of World Heritage Sites Chapter 11 Chapter 10. The Problematics of Preservation: Narrative and Practice in Angkor Archaeological Park Chapter 12 Chapter 11. Raising Awareness, Re-Presenting the Heritage-scape: Fragmentary and Reproducible Re-Presentations Chapter 13 Conclusion: The Future of the Heritage-scape

Informations sur le produit

Titre: The Heritage-scape: UNESCO, World Heritage, and Tourism
Sous-titre: UNESCO, World Heritage, and Tourism
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Code EAN: 9780739114346
ISBN: 978-0-7391-1434-6
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Lexington Books
nombre de pages: 519
Poids: 907g
Taille: H231mm x B160mm x T48mm
Année: 2008

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