Constructing Destruction: Heritage Narratives in the Tsunami by Trinidad Rico

By Trinidad Rico

Large-scale mess ups mobilize historical past pros to a story of heritage-at-risk and a standardized set of tactics to counter that threat. Trinidad Rico’s serious ethnography analyses background practices within the aftermath of the tsunami that swamped Banda Aceh, Indonesia, in 2004 and the post-destruction narratives that observed it, exhibiting the sociocultural, old, and political agendas those discourses bring up. Countering the common Western ideology and perform of ameliorating heritage-at-risk have been neighborhood, post-colonial trajectories that approved the neighborhood to build its personal that means of historical past. This ebook records the emergence of neighborhood history locations, practices, and debates countering the globalized models embraced via the history professions supplying a severe paradigm for post-destruction making plans and perform that includes replacement types of historical past. Constructing Deconstruction will be of price to students, execs, and complex scholars in history stories, Anthropology, Geography, and catastrophe Studies.

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