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Heritage Management In Korea And Japan

Author : Hyung Il Pai
ISBN : 9780295804835
Genre : History
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Imperial tombs, Buddhist architecture, palaces, and art treasures in Korea and Japan have attracted scholars, collectors, and conservators�and millions of tourists. As iconic markers of racial and cultural identity at home and abroad, they are embraced as tangible sources of immense national pride and popular �must-see� destinations. This book provides the first sustained account to highlight how the forces of modernity, nationalism, colonialism, and globalization have contributed to the birth of museums, field disciplines, tourist industry, and heritage management policies. Its chapters trace the history of explorations, preservations, and reconstructions of archaeological monuments from an interregional East Asian comparative perspective in the past century.
Category: History

Spaces Of Possibility

Author : Clark W. Sorensen
ISBN : 9780295998527
Genre : History
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Spaces of Possibility, which arose from a 2012 conference held at the University of Washington�s Simpson Center for the Humanities, engages with spaces in, between, and beyond the national borders of Japan and Korea. Some of these spaces involve the ambiguous longings and aesthetic refigurings of the past in the present, the social possibilities that emerge out of the seemingly impossible new spaces of development, the opportunities of genre, and spaces of new ethical subjectivities. Museums, colonial remains, new architectural spaces, graffiti, street theater, popular song, recent movies, photographic topography, and translated literature all serve as keys for unlocking the ambiguous and contradictory�yet powerful�emotions of spaces, whether in Tokyo, Seoul, or New York.
Category: History

Asian Heritage Management

Author : Kapila D. Silva
ISBN : 9781135075613
Genre : Reference
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The prevalent global heritage discourse has been primarily Euro-centric in its origin, premise, and praxis. Diverse cultural, historical, and geographical contexts, such as that of Asia, call for more context-specific approaches to heritage management. This book explores this complexity of managing the cultural heritage in Asia. Case studies include sites of Angkor, Himeji Castle, Kathmandu Valley, Luang Prabang, Lumbini, and Malacca, and the book uses these to explore the religious worldviews, heritage policies, intangible heritage dimensions, traditional preservation practices, cultural tourism, and the notion of cultural landscape that are crucial in understanding the cultural heritage in Asia. It critiques the contemporary regulatory frameworks in operation and focuses on the issues of global impact on the local cultures in the region. The book goes on to emphasize the need for integrated heritage management approaches that encompass the plurality of heritage conservation concerns in Asian countries. Themes are discussed from the vantage point of heritage scholars and practitioners in the South, Southeast, and East Asia. This book thus presents a distinctive Asian perspective which is a valuable source for students and practitioners of heritage within and beyond the Asian context.
Category: Reference

Difficult Heritage In Nation Building

Author : Hyun Kyung Lee
ISBN : 9783319663388
Genre : Social Science
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This book explores South Korean responses to the architecture of the Japanese colonial occupation of Korea and the ways that architecture illustrates the relationship between difficult heritage and the formation of national identity. Detailing the specific case of Seoul, Hyun Kyung Lee investigates how buildings are selectively destroyed, preserved, or reconstructed in order to either establish or challenge the cultural identity of places as new political orders are developed. In addition, she illuminates the Korean traditional concept of feng shui as a core indigenous framework for understanding the relationship between space and power, as it is associated with nation-building processes and heritagization. By providing a detailed study of a case little known outside of East Asia, the book will expand the framework of Western-centered heritage research by introducing novel Asian perspectives.
Category: Social Science

The Korean Management System

Author : Chʻan-sŏp Chang
ISBN : 0899308589
Genre : Business & Economics
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A guide to understanding the unique cultural, political and economic foundations of the intriguing Korean management system that has contributed to the phenomenal economic success of the Korean business community.
Category: Business & Economics

Handbook Of Postcolonial Archaeology

Author : Jane Lydon
ISBN : 9781598746983
Genre : Social Science
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The contributors to this volume--themselves from six continents and many representing indigenous and minority communities and disadvantaged countries--suggest strategies to strip archaeological theory and practice of its colonial heritage and create a discipline sensitive to its inherent inequalities.
Category: Social Science

Archaeological Heritage Management

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ISBN : UVA:X002622440
Genre : Antiquities
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Consists of 21 papers for the Thematic Session on Archaeological Heritage Management of the General Assembly.
Category: Antiquities

Encyclopedia Of Japanese Business And Management

Author : Allan Bird
ISBN : 9781134657612
Genre : Business & Economics
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The Encyclopedia of Japanese Business and Management is the definitive reference source for the exploration of Japanese business and management. Reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of this field, the Encyclopedia consolidates and contextualises the leading research and knowledge about the Japanese business system and Japanese management thought and practice. It will be welcomed by scholar and student alike as an essential resource for teaching, an invaluable companion to independent study, and a solid starting point for wider exploration.
Category: Business & Economics