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Cultural Heritages as Reflexive Traditions

  • Ullrich Kockel
  • Máiréad Nic Craith

About this book

Introduction

Drawing on anthropological fieldwork, this book presents case studies illustrating the re-conceptualization of heritages and traditions in selected locations in Africa, Asia, Australia and Europe. The authors review the importance of oral traditions as markers of identity and consider competing narratives of heritage in postcolonial societies.

Keywords

culture Europe identity Tradition

Editors and affiliations

  • Ullrich Kockel
    • 1
  • Máiréad Nic Craith
    • 1
  1. 1.Academy for Irish Cultural HeritagesUniversity of UlsterUK

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