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Heritage and Emotion: Power, place, affect

Heritage and Emotion: Power, place, affect (Hardback)

By Waterton, Emma
By Watson, Steve
By Clarke, Annie

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Representing national culture is embedded within our museum and heritage practice. Yet, what underpins nation or culture is often occluded in interpretation and other representational practices associated with visitor engagement and tourism. Yet feeling cultural connections at or... read full description below.

ISBN 9781138942196
Barcode 9781138942196
Published 1 June 2017 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format Hardback
Series Routledge Advances in Tourism
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ISBN-13 9781138942196
ISBN-10 1138942197
Stock Available
Status Pre-order title, release date has been delayed
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint Routledge
Publication Date 1 June 2017
International Release Date 30 September 2020
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Waterton, Emma
By Watson, Steve
By Clarke, Annie
Series Routledge Advances in Tourism
Category Museums & Museology
Social Institutions
Sociology: Leisure
Social & Cultural Anthropology
Tourism Industry
Human Geography
Transport: General Interest
Sports & Outdoor Recreation
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions Width: 159mm
Height: 235mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
NBS Text Library & Information Science
ONIX Text College/higher education
Dewey Code 069
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Representing national culture is embedded within our museum and heritage practice. Yet, what underpins nation or culture is often occluded in interpretation and other representational practices associated with visitor engagement and tourism. Yet feeling cultural connections at or in heritage spaces keeps them viable and relevant. This book conceptualises heritage in ways that cannot be encompassed through re-envisioning or new representational practices, but that need to be considered through embodied experience, encounters and accounts of feelings, affective and non-hegemonic collective senses of heritage values. The book represents a moment of political challenge, arguing for an account of heritage studies that enables both political inclusion for visitors and inclusion for those communities previously edited out of the narratives. This book emphasises the political value of affective accounts of heritage, and the performative experience of heritage, to recast the representational practices that have ossified at the heart of heritage. Using research from Australasia and Europe, the question of affective power, value and grammars is considered from a much broader perspective than the framing of heritage in its conventional form.

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Author's Bio

Divya Tolia-Kelly is a Reader in Geography at Durham University. Emma Waterton is an Associate Professor and DECRA Fellow based at the University of Western Sydney in the Institute for Culture and Society. Steve Watson is Professor in the Business School at York St John University, UK.

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