The Politics Of World Heritage

The Politics Of World Heritage

by David Harrison
     
 

ISBN-10: 1845410092

ISBN-13: 9781845410094

Pub. Date: 02/25/2005

Publisher: Multilingual Matters Ltd.

This collection of papers discuss World Trade Law and focus on the contested nature of World Heritage at sites as diverse as The Netherlands, Ellis Island (USA), post-colonial Mesoamerica, Cambodia, Fiji, Kyrgyzstan, and Vietnam. In addition, eight research notes explore heritage interpretation in the USA, Lebanon, Peru, Indonesia, Singapore, Tasmania and India.

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This collection of papers discuss World Trade Law and focus on the contested nature of World Heritage at sites as diverse as The Netherlands, Ellis Island (USA), post-colonial Mesoamerica, Cambodia, Fiji, Kyrgyzstan, and Vietnam. In addition, eight research notes explore heritage interpretation in the USA, Lebanon, Peru, Indonesia, Singapore, Tasmania and India.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845410094
Publisher:
Multilingual Matters Ltd.
Publication date:
02/25/2005
Series:
Current Themes in Tourism Series, #2
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword - Francesco Bandarin (Director of the World Heritage Centre, UNESCO) 1. Introduction D. Harrison; 2. World Heritage as NIMBY? B.J.M. van der Aa et al. (University of Groningen); 3. The Politics of Producing Heritage at the Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island National Monument J. Maddern (University of Dundee); 4. World Heritage in Post-colonial Mesoamerica G. Evans (London Metropolitan University); 5. Landscape, Memory and Heritage: New Year Celebrations at Angkor, Cambodia T. Winter (Asia Research Institute, Singapore); 6. Levuka, Fiji: Contested Heritage? D. Harrison; 7. The Development of Kyrgyzstan’s Heritage Tourism Product K. Thompson (University of Strathclyde); 8. World Trade Law, Culture, Heritage and Tourism. J. Tunney (University of Abertay); 9. An Observation Station for Culture and Tourism in VietnamT. Lask & S. Herold (Laboratoire d'Anthropologie de la Commun). Research Notes 10. The Meanings and Effectiveness of World Heritage Designation in the USA K. Williams (Lancaster University); 11. Managing the Cedars of Lebanon M. Shackley (Nottingham Trent University); 12. The Contribution of Guides to Integrated Heritage Tourism Management in Cusco, Southern Peru G. McGrath (University of the Arts) 13. Locating Global Legacies in Tana Toraja, Indonesia K.M. Adams (Loyola University) 14. Global Heritage and Local Problems: Some Examples from Indonesia G. Wall & H. Black (University of Waterloo); 15. Creating and Recreating Heritage in Singapore K.J. Saunders (London Metropolitan University); 16. Wunderkammer 02: An Exhibition of Art, Craft and Souvenirs from World Heritage Sites in Tasmania and Far North Queensland D.L. Hume (University of Tasmania); 17. Elephanta Island: World Heritage, Cultural Conservation and Options for Nature Conservation G. Walters (London Metropolitan University). 18. Afterword M. Hitchcock.

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