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Author Butler, Beverley.

Title Return to Alexandria [electronic resource] : an ethnography of cultural heritage, revivalism, and museum memory / Beverley Butler.

Imprint Walnut Creek, Calif. : Left Coast Press, c2007.

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Description 299 p. : ill., map.
Series Publications of the Institute of Archaeology, University College London. Critical perspectives on cultural heritage
Publications of the Institute of Archaeology, University College London. Critical perspectives on cultural heritage.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-291) and index.
Contents Preludes : founding myth and archive -- The 'Alexandria Project' in the western imagination -- 'On the ruins' : postcolonial heritage metamorphosis -- Contemporary return to Alexandria : international sacred dramas -- 'Revivalism between worlds' : UNESCO and GOAL -- 'Meltdown' : revivalism's 'time of anxiety' -- 'Spirit of aspiration' : archaeological revivalism and recuperation -- Urban shock therapy : Alexandria's 'Las Vegasisation' -- 'Windows onto contemporary worlds'.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Note Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subject Aliksndrn (Library) -- History.
Revival movements (Art) -- Egypt -- Alexandria.
Library architecture -- Egypt -- Alexandria.
Cultural property -- Protection -- Case studies.
Museum techniques -- Case studies.
East and West -- Case studies.
North and south -- Case studies.
Postcolonialism -- Case studies.
Alexandria (Egypt) -- Antiquities.
Egypt -- Cultural policy.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781598741902 (alk. paper)
159874190X (alk. paper)
9781598741919 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1598741918 (pbk. : alk. paper)

 
    
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