‘There is no heritage in Qatar’: Orientalism, colonialism and other problematic histories

@article{Exell2013ThereIN,
  title={‘There is no heritage in Qatar’: Orientalism, colonialism and other problematic histories},
  author={K. Exell and T. Rico},
  journal={World Archaeology},
  year={2013},
  volume={45},
  pages={670 - 685}
}
This article discusses the construction of Qatari heritage in the context of pre-conceived ideas of ‘cultural heritage’ predominant in the global and regional spheres that operate in this country. It considers the location of Qatar within Middle Eastern heritage discourses and debates, and identifies productive similarities as well as unique avenues for further discussion. The authors identify the challenge of formulating methodologies that are able to recognize, accommodate, encompass and… Expand
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