A Geography of Heritage: Power, Culture and Economy (Hodder by Brian Graham,Greg Ashworth,John Tunbridge

By Brian Graham,Greg Ashworth,John Tunbridge

The thought of historical past pertains to the ways that modern society makes use of the earlier as a social, political or fiscal source. even though, historical past is open to interpretation and its price could be perceived from differing views - frequently reflecting divisions in society. in addition, the schism among the cultural and monetary makes use of of historical past additionally provides upward thrust to power conflicts of interest.


Examining those matters extensive, this e-book is the 1st sustained try and combine the research of historical past into modern human geography. it's dependent round 3 topics: the variety of use and intake of historical past as a multi-sold cultural and financial source; the conflicts and tensions bobbing up from this multiplicity of makes use of, manufacturers and shoppers; and the connection among historical past and id at a number of scales.

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