The Politics of World Heritage: Negotiating Tourism and Conservation

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David Harrison, Michael Hitchcock
Channel View Publications, Jan 1, 2005 - Social Science - 186 pages
This collection of papers discuss World Trade Law and focus on the contested nature of World Heritage at sites as diverse as The Netherlands, Ellis Island (USA), post-colonial Mesoamerica, Cambodia, Fiji, Kyrgyzstan, and Vietnam. In addition, eight research notes explore heritage interpretation in the USA, Lebanon, Peru, Indonesia, Singapore, Tasmania and India.
 

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Contents

Huddled Masses Yearning to Buy Postcards
23
Landscape Memory and Heritage New Year Celebrations
50
Levuka Fiji Contested Heritage?
66
Postcolonial Politics and Resurgent Heritage
90
World Trade Law Culture Heritage and Tourism
103
An Observation Station for Culture
119
Commentaries
132
Including the Outsiders The Contribution of Guides
146
Creating and Recreating Heritage in Singapore
160
Elephanta Island World Heritage Cultural
176
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David Harrison is Professor of Tourism, Culture and Development at the International Institute of Culture Tourism and Development, London Metropolitan University. Michael Hitchcock is Director of the International Institute of Culture Tourism and Development, London Metropolitan University.

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