"Archaeologizing" Heritage?: Transcultural Entanglements Between Local Social Practices and Global Virtual Realities

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This book investigates what has constituted notions of "archaeological heritage" from colonial times to the present. It includes case studies of sites in South and Southeast Asia with a special focus on Angkor, Cambodia. The contributions, the subjects of which range from architectural and intellectual history to historic preservation and restoration, evaluate historical processes spanning two centuries which saw the imagination and production of "dead archaeological ruins" by often overlooking living local, social, and ...

"Archaeologizing" Heritage?: Transcultural Entanglements Between Local Social Practices and Global Virtual Realities 2013, Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K, Berlin

ISBN-13: 9783642358692

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