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Intangible heritage and the museum : new perspectives on cultural preservation / Marilena Alivizatou
Bib ID 6414602
Format BookBook
Author
Alivizatou, Marilena, 1980-
 
Description Walnut Creek, Calif. : Left Coast Press, c2012 
225 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9781611321500
1611321506
9781611321517
1611321514
9781611321524
1611321522
9781611325331
1611325331
Series

Publications of the Institute of Archaeology, University College London. Critical perspectives on cultural heritage ; 8.

Summary

In this comparative study Alivizatou investigates the relationship between museums & the new concept of 'intangible heritage'. She charts the rise of intangible heritage within the global sphere of UN cultural policy & explores its implications both in terms of international politics & with regard to museological practice & critical theory.

Full contents
  • Intangible heritage and the museum
  • Global preservation and beyond
  • From artefacts to communities: participation and contestation at Te Papa Tongarewa
  • At the interface of kastom and development: the case of the Vanuatu Cultural Centre
  • Intangible heritage at the living memorial of Native Americans
  • Reinventing the gift at the Horniman Museum
  • The dialogue of cultures, laïcité, and intangible heritage at the quai Branly
  • Rethinking cultural preservation, museum curation, and communities.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Ethnological museums and collections.  |  Cultural property -- Protection.  |  Cultural property -- Government policy.  |  Museums -- Management.  |  Museums -- Administration.  |  World Heritgage areas.  |  Cultural heritage - Protection - Museums and keeping places.  |  Cultural heritage - Management.  |  New Zealand (NZ)  |  France.  |  United Kingdom / Great Britain (UK)  |  United States (USA)  |  Vanuatu.

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