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Title Transcending the culture-nature divide in cultural heritage : views from the Asia-Pacific region / edited by Sally Brockwell, Sue O'Connor, & Denis Byrne
Published [Acton, A.C.T.] : ANU E Press, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (242 pages) : color illustrations, color maps
Series Terra australis ; 36
Terra Australis ; 36
Contents Biographies -- Introduction: engaging culture and nature / Denis Byrne, Sally Brockwell, Sue O'Connor -- 1. Nature and culture in World Heritage management: a view from the Asia-Pacific (or, never waste a good crisis!) / Ian Lilley -- 2. Customary systems of management and World Heritage in the Pacific Islands / Anita Smith, Cate Turk -- 3. Poetics and politics: Bikini Atoll and World Heritage Listing / Steve Brown -- 4. Nature and culture in a global context: a case study from World Heritage Listed Komodo National Park, eastern Indonesia / Sandra Pannell -- 5. Changing perspectives on the relationship between heritage, landscape and local communities: a lesson from Borobudur / Daud A. Tanudirjo -- 6. Being on country: Githabul approaches to mapping culture / Nick McClean -- 7. Exploring the role of archaeology within Indigenous natural resource management: a case study from Western Australia / David Guilfoyle, Myles Mitchell, Cat Morgan, Harley Coyne, Vernice Gikllies -- 8. Traim tasol ... cultural heritage management in Papua New Guinea / Time Denham -- 9. Hierachies of engagement and understanding: community engagement during archaeological excavations at Khao Toh Chong rockshelter, Krabi, Thailand / Ben Marwick, Rasmi Shoocongdej, Cholawit Thongcharoenchaikit, Boonyarit Chaisuwan, Chaowalit Khowkhiew, Suengki Kwak -- 10. Local heritage and the problem with conservation / Anna Karlstrom -- 11. The WCPA's Natural Sacred Sites Taskforce: a critique of conservation biology's view of popular religion / Denis Byrne -- 12. Sacred places in Ussu and Cerekang, South Sulawesi, Indonesia: their history, ecology and pre-Islamic relation with the Bugis kingdom of Luwuq / David Bulbeck -- 13. Cultural heritage and its performative modalities: imagining the Nino Konis Santana National Park in East Timor / Andrew McWilliam -- 14. The dynamics of culture and nature in a 'protected' Fataluku landscape / Sue O'Connor, Sandra Pannell, Sally Brockwell -- Index
Summary While considerable research and on-ground project work focuses on the interface between Indigenous/local people and nature conservation in the Asia-Pacific region, the interface between these people and cultural heritage conservation has not received the same attention. This collection brings together papers on the current mechanisms in place in the region to conserve cultural heritage values. It will provide an overview of the extent to which local communities have been engaged in assessing the significance of this heritage and conserving it. It will address the extent to which management regimes have variously allowed, facilitated or obstructed continuing cultural engagement with heritage places and landscapes, and discuss the problems agencies experience with protection and management of cultural heritage places
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Cultural property -- Protection -- Pacific Area.
Historic preservation -- Pacific Area.
Pacific Area -- Antiquities.
Form Electronic book
Author Brockwell, Sally, 1955- editor
Byrne, Denis (Denis Richard), 1949- editor
O'Connor, Sue, editor
ISBN 1922144045
1922144053 (electronic bk.)
9781922144041
9781922144058 (electronic bk.)
(paperback)