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By Yudhishthir Raj Isar,Helmut K Anheier

'This quantity of 1 of the main complete within the box. Its 3 topics are severe for the research of tradition and globalization with its condensation of house, time and reminiscence. Exploring the intersection among those 3 approaches, the essays are realized, deeply researched and insightful, and the comparative variety is extraordinary. the amount is bound to turn into a regular reference textual content for students and the final reader alike' - Professor Stuart corridor, Emeritus Professor of Sociology, The Open University

Heritage, reminiscence and identification are heavily hooked up key terms of our time, each one endowed with enormous rhetorical strength. diverse human teams outline yes gadgets and practices as 'heritage'; they envision background to mirror a few type of collective reminiscence, both lived or imagined; they usually mix either to build cultural identities. this day, the 3 phrases increase conjoined problems with perform, coverage and politics in an more and more globalized global.

Bringing jointly a really worldwide diversity of students, this quantity explores historical past, reminiscence and identification via a various set of topics, together with background websites, practices of memorialization, museums, websites of contestation, and human rights.

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