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Communities and Micro-Heritage in Bhitargarh, Bangladesh: A Case Study

  • Shahnaj Husne Jahan
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Abstract

Jahan highlights strategies for community-based outreach programmes to promote sustainable tourism as well as to stimulate public interest in micro-heritage preservation and management for the socio-economic development of local communities using Bhitargarh as a case study. It also focuses on how micro-heritage provide a sense of identity to the local community; how they reflect and shape the social, religious, cultural, political and economic milieu of Bhitargarh in particular, and Bangladesh in general; how micro-heritage tourism can be more meaningful and responsible to society by appreciating culture and traditions, and in what ways micro-heritage tourism becomes an effective tool to improve social benefits and participation for protecting and safeguarding cultural heritage of Bangladesh.

Keywords

Bhitargarh Bangladesh Heritage Tourism Community 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shahnaj Husne Jahan
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  1. 1.Center for Archaeological StudiesUniversity of Liberal Arts BangladeshDhakaBangladesh

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