Preservation and National Belonging in Eastern Germany: Heritage Fetishism and Redeeming Germanness

Preservation and National Belonging in Eastern Germany: Heritage Fetishism and Redeeming Germanness

by Jason James
     
 

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Drawing on cultural anthropology and cultural studies, this book sheds new light on the everyday politics of heritage and memory by illuminating local, everyday engagements with Germanness through heritage fetishism, claims to hometown belonging, and the performative appropriation of cultural property.

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Drawing on cultural anthropology and cultural studies, this book sheds new light on the everyday politics of heritage and memory by illuminating local, everyday engagements with Germanness through heritage fetishism, claims to hometown belonging, and the performative appropriation of cultural property.

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ISBN-13:
9780230320345
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
10/02/2012
Series:
Palgrave Macmillan Memory Studies Series
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.40(d)

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