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Title Chinese heritage in the making : experience, negotiations and contestations / edited by Christina Maags and Marina Svensson.

Publication Info. Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2018.


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Description 1 online resource (298 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series IIAS publications series
Asian heritages ; [3]
IIAS publications series. Monographs.
Asian heritages (Amsterdam, Netherlands) ; 3.
Summary The Chinese state uses cultural heritage as a source of power by linking it to political and economic goals, but heritage discourse has at the same time encouraged new actors to appropriate the discourse to protect their own traditions. This book focuses on that contested nature of heritage, especially through the lens of individuals, local communities, religious groups, and heritage experts. It examines the effect of the internet on heritage-isation, as well as how that process affects different groups of people.
Contents Mapping the Chinese heritage regime: ruptures, governmentality, and agency / Marina Svensson and Christina Maags -- Section I: Re-imagining the past: contested memories and contemporary issues -- Telling stories in a borderland: the evolving life of Ma Bufang's official residence / Susette Cooke -- From a symbol of imperialistic penetration to a site of cultural heritage: the 'Italian-style exotic district' in Tianjin / Hong Zhang -- Historic urban landscape in Beijing: the Gulou project and its contested memories / Florence Graezer Bideau and Haiming Yan -- Section II: Celebrating and experiencing the cultural heritage: top-down and bottom-up processes and negotiations -- Creating a race to the top: hierarchies and competition within the Chinese ICH transmitters system / Christina Maags -- Heritagizing the Chaozhou Hungry Ghosts Festival in Hong Kong / Selina Chan -- Recognition and misrecognition: the politics of intangible cultural heritage in Southwest China / Tami Blumenfield -- Holy heritage: identity and authenticity in a Tibetan village / Sonja Laukkanen -- Section III: Public debates in heritage work: possibilities and limitations for plural voices and new forms of engagements -- Heritage visions of Mayor Geng Yanbo: re-creating the city of Datong / Jinze Cui -- The revitalization of Zhizhu Temple: policies, actors, and debates / Lui Tam -- Heritage 2.0: maintaining affective engagements with the local heritage in Taishun / Marina Svensson.
Note This work is licensed by Knowledge Unlatched under a Creative Commons license
Subject China -- Cultural policy.
China -- Civilization.
Cultural property -- China.
East Asia, Far East.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- General.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Regional Studies.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- General.
Museology & heritage studies.
Civilization. (OCoLC)fst00862898
Cultural policy. (OCoLC)fst00885007
Cultural property. (OCoLC)fst00885014
China. (OCoLC)fst01206073
Indexed Term China
Cultural Heritage
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Maags, Christina, editor.
Svensson, Marina, 1961- editor.
ISBN 9789462983694 (electronic bk.)
9462983690 (electronic bk.)
9789048534067 (electronic bk.)
9048534062 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. 10.5117/9789462983694 doi

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