Ireland's Heritages: Critical Perspectives on Memory and Identity

Ireland's Heritages: Critical Perspectives on Memory and Identity

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by Mark Mccarthy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0754640124

ISBN-13: 9780754640127

Pub. Date: 02/28/2005

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

This book is the first sustained attempt to incorporate critical scholarship and thought at the cutting edge of contemporary geography, history and archaeology into the burgeoning field of Irish heritage studies. It seeks to illustrate the validity of multiple depictions of the Irish past, showing how scrutiny of heritage practices and meanings is so essential for…  See more details below

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This book is the first sustained attempt to incorporate critical scholarship and thought at the cutting edge of contemporary geography, history and archaeology into the burgeoning field of Irish heritage studies. It seeks to illustrate the validity of multiple depictions of the Irish past, showing how scrutiny of heritage practices and meanings is so essential for illuminating our understanding of the present. Examining Ireland's heritages from a critical perspective that celebrates notions of heterogeneity and uniqueness, the distinguished contributors to this book scrutinise the multiplicity of complex relations between heritage, history, memory, commemoration, economy, and cultural identity within various historical, geographical and archaeological contexts. Using several examples and case studies, this book raises issues not only from a uniquely Irish perspective, but also investigates the memorialisation and marketing of the Irish past in overseas locations such as the USA and Australia.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780754640127
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
02/28/2005
Series:
Heritage, Culture and Identity Series
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1Historico-geographical explorations of Ireland's heritages : towards a critical understanding of the nature of memory and identity3
2Commemorative heritage and the dialectics of memory55
3A lost heritage : the Connaught Rangers and multivocal Irishness71
4Memory and identity in 'Irish' Australia : constructing alterity in Belfast (Port Fairy), c. 1857-187389
5Performing Irish-American heritage : the Irish historical pageant, New York, 1913105
6Newgrange, heritage and the Irish nation : two moments of transformation123
7Heritage, rhetoric, identity : critical reflections on the Carrickmines Castle controversy139
8Ireland and the house of invented memory153
9Remembering the creameries169
10The tourism nexus : national identity and the meanings of tourism since the Irish Civil War189
11Redefining nation, identity and tradition : the challenge for Ireland's national museums205
12The construction of community through heritage in Northern Ireland223
13Identity crisis? : heritage construction, tourism and place marketing in Ireland235

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