The Resource Cultural Heritage Politics in China, edited by Tami Blumenfield, Helaine Silverman, (electronic resource)

Cultural Heritage Politics in China, edited by Tami Blumenfield, Helaine Silverman, (electronic resource)

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Cultural Heritage Politics in China
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Cultural Heritage Politics in China
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edited by Tami Blumenfield, Helaine Silverman
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eng
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This volume explores China’s cultural heritage ideology and policies from three interrelated perspectives: the State and World Heritage tourism; cultural heritage tourism at sites not designated through an international system; and the cultural politics of museums and collections . It also considers the broader implications of China as a heritage power as the nation mobilizes routes beyond its borders as essential components of its own patrimony. The volume is timely because a cultural heritage designation craze is underway in China. Officials at many levels now see heritage preservation as a means for commoditizing and developing their regions. They are devoting new resources and attention to national and international heritage designations, but contradictions and complications in the actual practices of designating and protecting heritage abound . Thus, addressing cultural heritage politics in a nation dedicated to designation is an important project, particularly in the context of a rapidly growing economy increasingly interested in asserting its cultural power beyond its borders. Cultural Heritage Politics in China addresses a wide range of cultural heritage issues, providing an excellent mix of interdisciplinary case studies: historic vernacular urban environments, ethnic tourism, scenic tourism, pilgrimage as tourism, museums, border heritage, underwater remains, and the actual governance and management of the sites[TB4] . Moreover, the volume draws from an impressive range of contributors, including scholars from China, Hong Kong, Australia, Europe, and the United States, who have both scholarly and applied experience in the fields of heritage tourism and museum studies. In addition to their extensive field research, many contributors have served as consultants for UNESCO, helped China develop applications for World Heritage sites, and consulted with museums. With its extensive case studies from experienced heritage experts, Cultural Heritage Politics in China provides an outstanding introduction to current cultural heritage issues in China and contributes to Chinese studies for those with greater knowledge of the area
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Blumenfield, Tami
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CC1-960
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non fiction
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  • Silverman, Helaine.
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  • Social sciences
  • Regional planning
  • Humanities
  • Archaeology
  • Social Sciences
  • Archaeology
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Regional and Cultural Studies
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Cultural Heritage Politics in China, edited by Tami Blumenfield, Helaine Silverman, (electronic resource)
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XVIII, 297 p. 33 illus., 27 illus. in color.
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9781461468745
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10.1007/978-1-4614-6874-5
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Cultural Heritage Politics in China, edited by Tami Blumenfield, Helaine Silverman, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
mixed
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
XVIII, 297 p. 33 illus., 27 illus. in color.
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781461468745
Level of compression
uncompressed
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1007/978-1-4614-6874-5
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online resource.
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absent
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access
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remote
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(DE-He213)978-1-4614-6874-5

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