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Heritage Regimes and the State

What happens when UNESCO heritage conventions are ratified by a state? How do UNESCO's global efforts interact with preexisting local, regional and state efforts to conserve or promote culture? What new institutions emerge to address the mandate? The contributors to this volume focus on the work of translation and interpretation that ensues once heritage conventions are ratified and implemented. With seventeen case studies from Europe, Africa, the Caribbean and China, the volume provides c...

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  • Publisher : Göttingen University Press
  • Serie : Göttingen Studies in Cultural Property | 6
  • Place of publication : Göttingen
  • Year of publication : 2013
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 12 April 2017
  • ISBN (Print version) : 9783863951221
  • Electronic ISBN : 9782821875470
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.gup.348
  • Number of pages : 413 p.
Regina F. Bendix, Aditya Eggert and Arnika Peselmann
Regina F. Bendix, Aditya Eggert and Arnika Peselmann
Introduction: Heritage Regimes and the State

Closing Commentaries

Laurajane Smith

A Comparative Assessment

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