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  • Heritage and Memory

    Guilio Verdini

    Chapter from the book: Kehoe S. & Wielander G. 2021. Cultural China 2020: The Contemporary China Centre Review.

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    This chapter explores the complex and contested relationship between memory and heritage. It covers topics such as notions of authenticity, intangible heritage, and commemoration and museums.

    Chapter Contents:

    5.0 Introduction
    Giulio Verdini
    5.1 Grassroots Values and Local Cultural Heritage in China
    Harriet Evans
    5.2 ‘When It Comes to Intangible Cultural Heritage, Everyone Is Always Happy’: Some Thoughts on the Chinese Life of a UNESCO Convention
    Philipp Demgenski
    5.3 Ruins on Ruins: Forgetting, Commemorating, and Re-Forgetting the Third Front
    Paul Kendall
    5.4 Complex Collections, Contentious Memories: Reflections on the Jianchuan Museum Cluster
    Lisheng Zhang

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    How to cite this chapter
    Verdini, G. 2021. Heritage and Memory. In: Kehoe S. & Wielander G (eds.), Cultural China 2020. London: University of Westminster Press. DOI: https://doi.org/10.16997/book58.f
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    Published on Nov. 29, 2021

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    https://doi.org/10.16997/book58.f