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The U.S. Legal Response to the Protection of the World Cultural Heritage

Neil Brodie, Morag M. Kersel, and Kathryn Walker Tubb

in Archaeology, Cultural Heritage, and the Antiquities Trade

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029726
eISBN:
9780813039145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029726.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

This chapter provides an historical account of the negotiations that preceded the 1983 implementation of the 1970 United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Convention ... More


Experiencing Night of the Dead: Festivals, Contests, and Souvenirs

Ruth Hellier-Tinoco

in Embodying Mexico: Tourism, Nationalism & Performance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195340365
eISBN:
9780199896998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340365.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Dance

This chapter and the next cover the period from 1968 to 2010, beginning with the massacre and Olympic Games in Mexico City. Framed by President Echeverría's (1970–1976) populist style of governance ... More


The archive of Chineseness: the global exposition and the museum

Jane Chin Davidson

in Staging Art and Chineseness: The Politics of Trans/Nationalism and Global Expositions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526139788
eISBN:
9781526150516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526139795.00012
Subject:
Art, Art History

One of the reasons why global expositions, biennials, and artfairs appear as ‘new’ global institutions is due in part to the museumifying permanence of objects reflecting the manufacture of the art / ... More


Ur: Modernity and the Matter of Antiquity between Two World Wars

Billie Melman

in Empires of Antiquities: Modernity and the Rediscovery of the Ancient Near East, 1914-1950

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198824558
eISBN:
9780191863332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824558.003.0006
Subject:
History, Historiography, Cultural History

Chapter 5 focuses on Ur, Tell al-Muqayyar, in southern Iraq, and the discovery and popularization, after the First World War, of Sumerian civilization, largely unknown until then. Excavated between ... More


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