Cultural Heritage in the Arabian Peninsula: Debates, by Karen Exell,Trinidad Rico,Dr Exell Karen,Dr Rico Trinidad

By Karen Exell,Trinidad Rico,Dr Exell Karen,Dr Rico Trinidad

Heritage tasks within the Arabian Peninsula are constructing swiftly. Museums and history websites are symbols of transferring nationwide identities, and a manner of putting the Arabian Peninsula states at the overseas map. international, i.e. Western, historical past criteria and practices were utilised for the fast injection of historical past services in museum improvement and location administration and for overseas recognition.

The use of Western history versions within the Arabian Peninsula evokes key components for examine which this e-book examines: the obscuring of indigenous options and practices of history and expressions of cultural identification; and the tensions among local/community recommendations of background and identification and the recent nationwide identities being developed via museums and historical past websites at a country level.

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