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Author Yan, Haiming, author
Title World Heritage craze in China : universal discourse, national culture and local memory / Haiming Yan
Imprint New York ; Oxford : Berghahn, 2018
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 Ethnology Library  DS706.3 .Y26 2018    AVAILABLE    30520020861945
Descript xi, 229 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note "There is a World Heritage Craze in China. China claims to have the longest continuous civilization in the world and is seeking recognition from UNESCO. This book explores three dimensions of the UNESCO World Heritage initiative with particular relevance for China: the universal agenda, the national practices, and the local responses. With a sociological lens, this book offers comprehensive insights into World Heritage, as well as China's deep social, cultural, and political structures"-- Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-223) and index
From relics to heritage -- Fom world heritage to national solidarity -- Fujian Tulou : from harmony to hegemony -- Mount Songshan : from the center of sacred mountains to the "center of heaven and earth" -- The Great Wall : from ethnic boundary to cosmopolitan memory -- World heritage as discursive institution
Link Online version: Yan, Haiming, author. World Heritage craze in China [New York, New York] : Berghahn Books, 2018 9781785338052 (DLC) 2018023390
Subject World Heritage areas -- China
Historic sites -- China
Cultural property -- China
Natural areas -- China
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