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European Products : Making and Unmaking Heritage in Cyprus (Paperback) (Gisela Welz)

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On the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, rural villages, traditional artefacts, even atmospheres and experiences are considered heritage. Heritage making not only protects, but also produces, things, people, and places. Since the Republic of Cyprus joined the European Union in 2004, heritage making and Europeanization are increasingly intertwined in Greek-Cypriot society. Against the backdrop of a long-term ethnographic engagement, the author argues that heritage emerges as an increasingly standardized economic resource, a "European product." Implemented in historic preservation, rural tourism, culinary traditions, nature protection, and urban restoration projects, heritage policy has become infused with transnational market regulations and neoliberal property regimes.

Number of Pages: 204
Genre: Political Science, Art, Social Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Berghahn Books
Author: Gisela Welz
Language: English
Street Date: March 30, 2017
TCIN: 51968654
UPC: 9781785335174
Item Number (DPCI): 248-37-6916
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