The politics of heritage in Africa : economies, histories, and infrastructures / edited by Derek Peterson, University of Michigan, Kodzo Gavua, University of Ghana, Ciraj Rassool, University of the Western Cape (South Africa).

Contributor(s): Peterson, Derek R, 1971- [editor of compilation.] | Gavua, Kodzo [editor.] | Rassool, Ciraj [editor.]Material type: TextTextSeries: The international African libraryPublisher: New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2015Description: xx, 291 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781107094857 (hardback)Subject(s): Cultural property -- Political aspects -- Ghana -- Congresses | Cultural property -- Political aspects -- South Africa -- Congresses | Heritage tourism -- Political aspects -- Ghana -- Congresses | Heritage tourism -- Political aspects -- South Africa -- Congresses | Cultural property -- Protection -- Ghana -- Congresses | Cultural property -- Protection -- South Africa -- Congresses | Ethnological museums and collections -- Political aspects -- Ghana -- Congresses | Ethnological museums and collections -- Political aspects -- South Africa -- CongressesLOC classification: DT 510.4 POL
Contents:
Introduction: heritage management in colonial and contemporary Africa / Derek Peterson -- Heritage and legacy in the South African state and university / Daniel Herwitz -- Seeing beyond the official and the vernacular : the Duncan Village Massacre memorial and the politics of heritage in South Africa / Gary Minkley and Phindi Mnyaka -- Fences, signs and property : heritage, development and the making of location in Lwandle / Leslie Witz and No�eeleen Murray -- Monuments and negotiations of power in Ghana / Kodzo Gavua -- Of chiefs, tourists and culture : heritage production in contemporary Ghana / Ray Silverman -- Human remains, the disciplines of the dead, and the South African memorial complex / Ciraj Rassool -- Heritage vs. heritage : reaching for pre-Zulu identities in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa / Mbongiseni Buthelezi -- 9/11 and the painful death of an Asante king : national tragedies in comparative perspective / Kwesi Yankah -- Visions of ethnicity in nineteenth-century African linguistics / Judy Irvine -- The role of language in forging new identities : countering a heritage of servitude / Mary Esther Dakubu -- Folk opera and the cultural politics of post-independence Ghana : Saka Acquaye's "The lost fishermen" / Moses Nii-Dortey -- Flashes of modernity : heritage according to cinema / Litheko Modisane -- Conclusion / Carolyn Hamilton.
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Papers first presented at a conference held July 2011 at Museum Africa, Johannesburg.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-278) and index.

Introduction: heritage management in colonial and contemporary Africa / Derek Peterson -- Heritage and legacy in the South African state and university / Daniel Herwitz -- Seeing beyond the official and the vernacular : the Duncan Village Massacre memorial and the politics of heritage in South Africa / Gary Minkley and Phindi Mnyaka -- Fences, signs and property : heritage, development and the making of location in Lwandle / Leslie Witz and No�eeleen Murray -- Monuments and negotiations of power in Ghana / Kodzo Gavua -- Of chiefs, tourists and culture : heritage production in contemporary Ghana / Ray Silverman -- Human remains, the disciplines of the dead, and the South African memorial complex / Ciraj Rassool -- Heritage vs. heritage : reaching for pre-Zulu identities in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa / Mbongiseni Buthelezi -- 9/11 and the painful death of an Asante king : national tragedies in comparative perspective / Kwesi Yankah -- Visions of ethnicity in nineteenth-century African linguistics / Judy Irvine -- The role of language in forging new identities : countering a heritage of servitude / Mary Esther Dakubu -- Folk opera and the cultural politics of post-independence Ghana : Saka Acquaye's "The lost fishermen" / Moses Nii-Dortey -- Flashes of modernity : heritage according to cinema / Litheko Modisane -- Conclusion / Carolyn Hamilton.

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