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Global Heritage: A Reader (Wiley Blackwell Readers in Anthropology)



Examines the social, cultural and ethical dimensions of heritage research and practice, and the underlying international politics of protecting cultural and natural resources around the globe.

  • Focuses on ethnographic and embedded perspectives, as well as a commitment to ethical engagement
  • Appeals to a broad audience, from archaeologists to heritage professionals, museum curators to the general public
  • The contributors comprise an outstanding team, representing some of the most prominent…

Global Heritage

Pub Date : 2015-04-08 | Author : Lynn Meskell | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 9781118769102
ISBN 13 : 1118769104

Examines the social, cultural and ethical dimensions of heritage research and practice, and the underlying international politics of protecting cultural and natural resources aroun..


A Companion To Heritage Studies

Pub Date : 2015-09-15 | Author : William Logan | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 9781118486665
ISBN 13 : 1118486668

"A Companion to Heritage Studies" is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art survey of the interdisciplinary study of cultural heritage. Featuring a substantial framework-setting essay b..


When God Talks Back

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : Tanya M. Luhrmann | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780307277275
ISBN 13 : 0307277275

Analyzes the American evangelical experience, drawing on intimate interviews with members of the Vineyard church while explaining the scientific aspects of intensely practiced pray..


Malignant

Pub Date : 2013-10-15 | Author : S. Lochlann Jain | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 9780520956827
ISBN 13 : 0520956826

Nearly half of all Americans will be diagnosed with an invasive cancer—an all-too ordinary aspect of daily life. Through a powerful combination of cultural analysis and memoir, t..


The Anthropology Of The State

Pub Date : 2009-02-09 | Author : Aradhana Sharma | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 9781405155359
ISBN 13 : 1405155353

This innovative reader brings together classic theoretical texts and cutting-edge ethnographic analyses of specific state institutions, practices, and processes and outlines an ant..


The Nature Of Heritage

Pub Date : 2011-08-26 | Author : Lynn Meskell | Publisher : John Wiley & Sons

ISBN 10 : 9781118106631
ISBN 13 : 1118106636

The Nature of Heritage: The New South Africa is unique in revealing the conflicts inherent in preserving both natural and cultural heritage, by examining the archaeological, ethnog..


Object Worlds In Ancient Egypt

Pub Date : 2004-07-02 | Author : Lynn Meskell | Publisher : Berg Publishers

ISBN 10 : 1859738621
ISBN 13 : 9781859738627

Egypt looms large in the Western imagination. Whether it is our attraction to pharaonic art, the pyramids or practices of mummification, Egypts unique understanding of materiality ..


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