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The Untold Story: The Mediated Female Ghost in England’s Blenheim Palace and Baton Rouge’s Old State Capitol

Robin Roberts

in Subversive Spirits: The Female Ghost in British and American Popular Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815569
eISBN:
9781496815606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815569.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

A multi-media exhibit entitled The Untold Story in the World Heritage site Blenheim Palace uses new media not to emphasize great public triumphs, but instead to reveal private family relationships. ... More


Descendant Communities, Heritage Resource Law, and Heritage Areas: Strategies for Managing and Interpreting Native American Traditional and Cultural Places

David W. Morgan

in Cultural Heritage Management: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034607
eISBN:
9780813039510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034607.003.0016
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

The recognition of subaltern histories in the United States, and of contradictory interpretations of heritage sites, occurred largely as part of the social upheavals of the 1960s civil rights ... More


Sigiriya Rock: Global Heritage Commodified, Local Heritage Forgotten, and Who Is Listening?

Jagath Weerasinghe and Peter R. Schmidt

in Archaeologies of Listening

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056241
eISBN:
9780813058054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056241.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter critically discusses the current heritage management processes deployed at the Sigiriya World Heritage site in Sri Lanka, a significant tourist attraction. We examine the current ... More


Cultural Cleansing and Iconoclasm Under the Islamic State: Attacks on Yezidis and Christians and Their Heritage

Benjamin Isakhan, José Antonio González Zarandona, and Taghreed Jamal Al-Deen

in Sites of Pluralism: Community Politics in the Middle East

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190052713
eISBN:
9780190077921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190052713.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter analyzes the destruction of heritage perpetrated by the "Islamic State" (IS) in Iraq and Syria. It takes as its empirical focus the targeting of both Yezidi and Christians and their ... More


Cultural Cohesive Forces

Harlan Lane, Richard C. Pillard, and Ulf Hedberg

in The People of the Eye: Deaf Ethnicity and Ancestry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199759293
eISBN:
9780199863372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759293.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Chapter 1 compares the culture of the Deaf-World to cultural properties of ethnic groups. The terms of comparison include language, bonding to one's kind, cultural rules and values, social ... More


Virginia Woolf and Heritage

Jane deGay, Tom Breckin, and Anne Reus (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781942954422
eISBN:
9781786944368
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781942954422.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This volume situates Virginia Woolf in relation to the past. A range of articles from leading Woolf scholars demonstrate that despite her fame as a leading Modernist novelist, Woolf also drew on a ... More


The Fate of Timbuktu’s Sufi Heritage: Controversies around Past Traces and Current Practices

Rosa De Jorio

in Cultural Heritage in Mali in the Neoliberal Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040276
eISBN:
9780252098536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040276.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter deals with the destruction of the Sufi saints' mausoleums (a World Heritage Site) during the six-month occupation of Mali's northern regions by Tuareg-Islamist forces. Prior to the ... More


The Heritagization of Islamic and Secular Architecture: Djenné

Rosa De Jorio

in Cultural Heritage in Mali in the Neoliberal Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040276
eISBN:
9780252098536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040276.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the challenges encountered by state and quasi-state organizations in transforming some of the Djenné-based sacred sites into public heritage sites. It analyzes the centrality ... More


At-Risk World Heritage and Virtual Reality Visualization for Cyber-Archaeology: The Mar Saba Test Case

Thomas E. Levy, Connor Smith, Kristin Agcaoili, Anish Kannan, Avner Goren, Jürgen P. Schulze, and Glenn Yago

in Digital Cities: Between History and Archaeology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190498900
eISBN:
9780190498924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190498900.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

In this chapter, the issue of at-risk cultural heritage in the Middle East is addressed through the application of cyber-archaeology tools for data capture and dissemination. Working with an economic ... More


Introduction: heritage as community research

Jo Vergunst and Helen Graham

in Heritage as Community Research: Legacies of Co-Production

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447345299
eISBN:
9781447345343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345299.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

This introductory chapter provides an overview of heritage as community research. Many scholars have explored how discursive processes shape the past and how the past is understood in the present, ... More


Heritage

David Chidester

in Wild Religion: Tracking the Sacred in South Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520273078
eISBN:
9780520951570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273078.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter shows how South Africa has tried to domesticate religion in national heritage sites such as the Freedom Park, a presidential legacy project of Thabo Mbeki. The unleashing of indigenous ... More


Introduction

William Chapman

in A Heritage of Ruins: The Ancient Sites of Southeast Asia and Their Conservation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836313
eISBN:
9780824871246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836313.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter argues that ruins have not only been an important type of historic site in Southeast Asia but also the preeminent cultural symbol for the region for well over a century. ... More


The Valley of the Kings: A Site Management Handbook

Kent R. Weeks and Nigel J. Hetherington

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774166082
eISBN:
9781617975493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166082.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

During the New Kingdom (c. 1570–1070 bce), the Valley of the Kings was the burial place of Egypt's pharaohs, including such powerful and famous rulers as Amenhotep III, Rameses II, and Tutankhamen. ... More


Learning from Macao: An Introduction

Jeremy Tambling and Louis Lo

in Walking Macao, Reading the Baroque

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099371
eISBN:
9789882207660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099371.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the city of Macao and the different heritage sites that can be found there. Several colored photographs are provided to give the idea of the beautiful structures that can be ... More


Conclusions

William Chapman

in A Heritage of Ruins: The Ancient Sites of Southeast Asia and Their Conservation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836313
eISBN:
9780824871246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836313.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter presents some final thoughts on the significance of Southeast Asia's ancient ruins, of the past, and of the conservation thereof. It explains that while in practical terms ... More


Bodhgayā, UNESCO, and the Ambiguities of Preservation

Jacob N. Kinnard

in Places in Motion: The Fluid Identities of Temples, Images, and Pilgrims

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199359653
eISBN:
9780199359691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199359653.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter reconstructs and deconstructs the process by which Bodhgayā, the place of the Buddha’s enlightenment, was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site. All sorts of questions and tensions arise ... More


The Defences of Macau: Forts, Ships and Weapons over 450 years

Richard J. Garrett

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099937
eISBN:
9789882206809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099937.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The forts built from the early seventeenth century onwards, the ships that defended Macau's waters, the weapons that armed the facilities and the soldiers and sailors who manned them all are detailed ... More


Shaping heritage in the landscape among communities past and present

Jo Vergunst, Elizabeth Curtis, Neil Curtis, Jeff Oliver, and Colin Shepherd

in Heritage as Community Research: Legacies of Co-Production

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447345299
eISBN:
9781447345343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345299.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

This chapter discusses how ways of knowing the past can alter significantly when the landscape is encountered through collaborative means. This is not intended as a straightforward evaluation of a ... More


Introduction to the Site

Kent Weeks and Nigel Hetherington

in The Valley of the Kings: A Site Management Handbook

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774166082
eISBN:
9781617975493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166082.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

Thebes is one of the largest, richest, and best-known archaeological sites in the world. It includes the two huge temple complexes at Karnak and Luxor, as well as thousands of tombs, scores of ... More


Simplified Crowd Simulation in Virtual Heritage Sites

Luís Miguel Sequeira

in Digital Cities: Between History and Archaeology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190498900
eISBN:
9780190498924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190498900.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

For the past two decades, historians and archaeologists have reconstructed heritage sites using computer-generated graphics in three dimensions, a technique known as “virtual archaeology.” Early ... More


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