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Politics of Scale: Cultural Heritage in China

Zhu, Yujie


This chapter examines in detail the case of China to illustrate how politics of scale contribute to heritage studies as a critical approach. Examining the production, governance, practice and consumption of cultural heritage in China, I will address the following perspectives of scalar effects on cultural heritage: 1) how scale is used by cultural heritage institutions to legitimate their authority and produce hierarchies among scales; 2) how global heritage discourses affect national and local...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Politics of Scale
DOI: 10.2307/j.ctv12pnscx.6


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