2011

Contested Cultural Heritage

Religion, Nationalism, Erasure, and Exclusion in a Global World

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-7304-7 (Print) 978-1-4419-7305-4 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

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    Pages 1-49

    Contested Cultural Heritage: A Selective Historiography

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    Pages 51-67

    The Stratigraphy of Forgetting: The Great Mosque of Cordoba and Its Contested Legacy

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    Pages 69-107

    Aestheticized Geographies of Conflict: The Politicization of Culture and the Culture of Politics in Belfast’s Mural Tradition

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    Pages 109-124

    Blood of Our Ancestors: Cultural Heritage Management in the Balkans

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    Pages 125-139

    Re-imagining the National Past: Negotiating the Roles of Science, Religion, and History in Contemporary British Ghost Tourism

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    Pages 141-154

    Collecting and Repatriating Egypt’s Past: Toward a New Nationalism

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    Pages 155-170

    National Identity Interrupted: The Mutilation of the Parthenon Marbles and the Greek Claim for Repatriation

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    Pages 171-191

    Syrian National Museums: Regional Politics and the Imagined Community

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    Pages 193-204

    Contestation from the Top: Fascism in the Realm of Culture and Italy’s Conception of the Past

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    Pages 205-231

    Touring the Slave Route: Inaccurate Authenticities in Bénin, West Africa

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    Pages 233-259

    Carving the Nation: Zimbabwean Sculptors and the Contested Heritage of Aesthetics

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    Pages 261-265

    Afterword: El Pilar and Maya Cultural Heritage: Reflections of a Cheerful Pessimist

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 267-286