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Author Brumann, Christoph, author.

Title The best we share : nation, culture and world-making in the UNESCO World Heritage arena / Christoph Brumann
Published New York : Berghahn, 2021


Description 1 online resource (xi, 303 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents A day in the life of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee -- The promise of world heritage -- Fulfilling the promise -- Rebellion and peace -- The nation state -- Procedures -- Concepts -- Global North and South -- Conclusion. Utopian remnants and the logic of growth
Summary "The UNESCO World Heritage Convention is one of the most widely ratified international treaties, and a place on the World Heritage List is a widely coveted mark of distinction. Building on ethnographic fieldwork at Committee sessions, interviews and documentary study, the book links the change in operations of the World Heritage Committee with structural nation-centeredness, vulnerable procedures for evaluation, monitoring and decision-making, and loose heritage conceptions that have been inconsistently applied. As the most ambitious study of the World Heritage arena so far, this volume dissects the inner workings of a prominent global body, demonstrating the power of ethnography in the highly formalised and diplomatic context of a multilateral organisation"-- Provided by publisher
Analysis advisory bodies
cultural policy
diplomatic context
documentary studes
ethnographic fieldwork
international diplomacy
international treaties
multilateral organisation
museum studies
page turner
political science
prominent global body
public policy
united nations
world heritage committee
world heritage convention
world heritage list
world heritage sites
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on March 24, 2021)
Subject World Heritage Committee.
SUBJECT World Heritage Committee fast
Subject World Heritage areas -- Management
Cultural property -- Protection -- International cooperation
Cultural property -- Protection -- Decision making
ART / Museum Studies
Cultural property -- Protection -- International cooperation
World Heritage areas -- Management
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2020042386
ISBN 9781800730458