A Companion to Heritage Studies

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Original Publish Date: Aug 10, 2015
Product Number: EB00622366
Released: Sep 15, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118486641
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Description

A Companion to Heritage Studies is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art survey of the interdisciplinary study of cultural heritage. -Outlines the key themes of research, including cultural preservation, environmental protection, world heritage and tourism, ethics, and human rights -Accessibly organized into a substantial framework-setting essay by the editors followed by three sections on expanding, using and abusing, and recasting heritage -Provides a cutting-edge guide to emerging trends in the field that is that is global in scope, cross-cultural in focus and critical in approach -Features contributions from an international array of scholars, including some with extensive experience in heritage practice through UNESCO World Heritage Centre, ICOMOS, and national heritage systems

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