By Karen Exell,Trinidad Rico,Dr Exell Karen,Dr Rico Trinidad

ISBN-10: 0815399324

ISBN-13: 9780815399322

ISBN-10: 1409470075

ISBN-13: 9781409470076

Heritage initiatives within the Arabian Peninsula are constructing quickly. Museums and historical past websites are symbols of moving nationwide identities, and a fashion of putting the Arabian Peninsula states at the overseas map. worldwide, i.e. Western, historical past criteria and practices were utilised for the fast injection of history services in museum improvement and placement administration and for overseas recognition.

The use of Western background versions within the Arabian Peninsula conjures up key components for learn which this booklet examines: the obscuring of indigenous thoughts and practices of background and expressions of cultural identification; and the tensions among local/community ideas of historical past and id and the recent nationwide identities being built via museums and history websites at a country level.

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