Uses of heritage / Laurajane Smith Smith, Laurajane

User activity

Share to:
Author
Smith, Laurajane
Subjects
Material culture.; Group identity - Case studies.; Australia.
Summary
"Utilizing the latest research, including that from the UK, Australia and the United States, this book re-theorizes the idea of heritage. Smith challenges traditional Western definitions of heritage that focus on material and monumental forms of 'old', or aesthetically pleasing, tangible heritage, which are all too often used to promote an unchallenging consensual view of both the past and the present. An alternative conception of heritage is developed which establishes and develops themes of memory, performance, identity, intangibility, dissonance and place." "This work confronts the assumptions often found in the study and use of heritage and will be a valuable resource for students and heritage practitioners."--BOOK JACKET.
Bookmark
https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/20471630
Work ID
20471630

5 editions of this work

Find a specific edition
Thumbnail [View as table] [View as grid] Title, Author, Edition Date Language Format Libraries

User activity


e.g. test cricket, Perth (WA), "Parkes, Henry"

Separate different tags with a comma. To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes.

Be the first to add a tag for this work

Be the first to add this to a list

Comments and reviews

What are comments? Add a comment

No user comments or reviews for this work

Add a comment


Show comments and reviews from Amazon users