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Title Enterprise and heritage : crosscurrents of national culture / edited by John Corner and Sylvia Harvey
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1991


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Description ix, 271 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Introduction: Great Britain Limited / John Corner and Sylvia Harvey -- 1. Tradition and translation: national culture in its global context / Kevin Robins -- 2. Mediating tradition and modernity: the heritage/enterprise couplet / John Corner and Sylvia Harvey -- 3. Where horses shit a hundred sparrows feed: Docklands and East London during the Thatcher years / Bill Schwarz -- 4. Enterprise and heritage in the dock / Adrian Mellor -- 5. The old and new worlds of information technology in Britain / Maureen McNeil -- 6. The age of leisure / Ken Worpole -- 7. 'Up Where You Belong': Hollywood images of big business in the 1980s / Judith Williamson -- 8. Commerce and culture / Robert Hewison -- 9. Over our shoulders: nostalgic screen fictions for the 1980s / Tana Wollen -- 10. Echoes of empire: towards a politics of representation / Yasmin Ali -- 11. Re-imagining the city / Franco Bianchini and Hermann Schwengel
Summary Using case studies, commentary and critique, the contributors discuss the importance of the two concepts "enterprise" and "heritage" in British social and cultural life, with examples from film, television, literature, urban planning, architecture and tourism
Analysis Culture History
Great Britain
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [235]-263) and index
Subject Arts -- Great Britain -- Marketing.
Cultural property -- Protection -- Economic aspects -- Great Britain.
Heritage tourism -- Great Britain.
Historic sites -- Conservation and restoration -- Economic aspects -- Great Britain.
Tourism -- Great Britain.
United Kingdom -- Cultural policy -- History -- 20th century.
Author Corner, John, 1943-
Harvey, Sylvia.
LC no. 90024528
ISBN 0415047021
041504703X (paperback)