By William Logan, M?iréad Nic Craith, Ullrich Kockel
A spouse to history Studies is a complete, cutting-edge survey of the interdisciplinary research of cultural heritage.
- Outlines the foremost topics of analysis, together with cultural upkeep, environmental defense, global background and tourism, ethics, and human rights
- Accessibly equipped right into a monstrous framework-setting essay via the editors via 3 sections on increasing, utilizing and abusing, and recasting heritage
- Provides a state of the art advisor to rising tendencies within the box that's that's worldwide in scope, cross-cultural in concentration and significant in approach
- Features contributions from a global array of students, together with a few with wide event in background perform via UNESCO international historical past Centre, ICOMOS, and nationwide background systems
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Brenda Trofanenko (Chapter 11) considers the case of the Grand‐Pré National Historic Site, a recently designated UNESCO site in Canada, in the light of these developments. Grand‐Pré tells the local story of the Acadian expulsion from Canada in the eighteenth century. With the recent World Heritage site designation, remembrance of the expulsion and interpreted historical narratives are placed alongside claims of Outstanding Universal Value for cultural traditions in the area, while the site is considered a key engine for economic development in a peripheral Canadian province with limited and declining natural resources and a disadvantageous demographic profile.
Anttonen, P. (2005) Tradition through Modernity: Postmodernism and the Nation‐State in Folklore Scholarship. Helsinki: Finnish Literature Society. A. (2006) Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers. New York: Norton. Araoz, G. (2011) Preserving Heritage Places under a New Paradigm. Journal of Cultural Heritage Management and Sustainable Development, 1 (1), 55–60. , and Taminskas, J. (2007) Integrated Shoreline Management and Tourism Development on the Cross‐Border World Heritage Site: A Case Study from the Curonian Spit (Lithuania/Russia).
Much of the discussion in Logan and Wijesuriya’s chapter – as indeed in the volume as a whole – is focused on World Heritage and the global heritage agencies. This is not unreasonable, given the richness of discourse at the global level and the way in which ideas developed at the global level flow down to influence heritage practice and scholarship at national and local levels. There is also profitable interaction between these levels, the flow of ideas often originating at the national or local level – the “periphery” (Logan 2001) – and moving out to affect and sometimes become incorporated by the global.