Cultural heritage ethics : between theory and practice /

"Theory without practice is empty, practice without theory is blind, to adapt a phrase from Immanuel Kant. The sentiment could not be truer of cultural heritage ethics. This intra-disciplinary book bridges the gap between theory and practice by bringing together a stellar cast of academics, act...

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: JSTOR (Organization)
Other Authors: Sandis, Constantine, 1976- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge : Open Book Publishers, 2014.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Preface and Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • I. Meaning and Memory
  • 1. Constantine Sandis, Culture, Heritage, and Ethics
  • 2. James Fox, Poppy Politics: Remembrance of Things Present
  • 3. Benjamin Ramm, The Meaning of the Public in an Age of Privatisation
  • II. History and Archaeology
  • 4. Nira Wickramasinghe, History as Heritage: Producing the Present in Post-War Sri Lanka
  • 5. William St Clair, Looking at the Acropolis of Athens from Modern Times to Antiquity
  • 6. Sudeshna Guha, South Asian Heritage and Archaeological Practices
  • 7. Geoffrey Scarre, The Ethics of Digging
  • III. Ownership and Restitution
  • 8. Sir John Boardman, 'National' Heritage and Scholarship
  • 9. Tom Flynn, Fear of Cultural Objects
  • 10. Sir Mark Jones, Restitution
  • IV. Management and Protection
  • 11. Michael F. Brown, The Possibilities and Perils of Heritage Management
  • 12. Geoffrey Belcher, Values in World Heritage Sites
  • 13. Marie Cornu, Safeguarding Heritage: From Legal Rights over Objects to Legal Rights for Individuals and Communities?
  • Appendix
  • Links to Selected International Conventions and Charters on Cultural Heritage.