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Cultural Heritage As Civilizing Mission

Cultural Heritage As Civilizing Mission

This book investigates the role of cultural heritage as a constitutive dimension of different civilizing missions from the colonial era to the present. It includes case studies of the Habsburg Empire and German colonialism in Africa, Asian case studies of (post)colonial India and the Dutch East Indi

ISBN10 : 9783319136387 , ISBN13 : 3319136380

Page Number : 355

Our Civilizing Mission

Our Civilizing Mission

Our Civilizing Mission is at once an exploration of colonial education, and a response to current anxieties about the historical and conceptual foundations of the 'humanities'. On the one hand, focusing in detail on the example of Algeria, it treats colonial education as a facet of colonialism, expl

ISBN10 : 9781786941763 , ISBN13 : 1786941767

Page Number : 368

A Future In Ruins

A Future In Ruins

Best known for its World Heritage program committed to "the identification, protection and preservation of cultural and natural heritage around the world considered to be of outstanding value to humanity," the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was founded in 1

ISBN10 : 9780190648367 , ISBN13 : 0190648368

Page Number : 288

Discourse On Colonialism

Discourse On Colonialism

"Césaire's essay stands as an important document in the development of third world consciousness--a process in which [he] played a prominent role." --Library Journal This classic work, first published in France in 1955, profoundly influenced the generation of scholars and activists at the forefront

ISBN10 : 9781583674109 , ISBN13 : 1583674101

Page Number : 102

The Eastern Origins Of Western Civilisation

The Eastern Origins Of Western Civilisation

This book challenges the ethnocentric bias of mainstream accounts of the 'Rise of the West'. John Hobson argues that these accounts assume that Europeans have pioneered their own development, and that the East has been a passive by-stander. In contrast Hobson describes the rise of what he calls the

ISBN10 : 0521547245 , ISBN13 : 9780521547246

Page Number : 376

Sugar And Civilization

Sugar And Civilization

In the weeks and months after the end of the Spanish-American War, Americans celebrated their nation's triumph by eating sugar. Each of the nation's new imperial possessions, from Puerto Rico to the Philippines, had the potential for vastly expanding sugar production. As victory parties and commemor

ISBN10 : 9781469622521 , ISBN13 : 1469622521

Page Number : 320

Contested Cultural Heritage

Contested Cultural Heritage

Cultural heritage is material – tangible and intangible – that signifies a culture’s history or legacy. It has become a venue for contestation, ranging in scale from protesting to violently claimed and destroyed. But who defines what is to be preserved and what is to be erased? As cultural her

ISBN10 : 1441973052 , ISBN13 : 9781441973054

Page Number : 286