Beyond Eurocentrism? Heritage conservation and the politics of difference

  title={Beyond Eurocentrism? Heritage conservation and the politics of difference},
  author={Tim Winter},
  journal={International Journal of Heritage Studies},
  pages={123 - 137}
  • T. Winter
  • Published 2014
  • History
  • International Journal of Heritage Studies
There is a long-standing debate concerning the suitability of European or ‘western’ approaches to the conservation of cultural heritage in other parts of world. The Cultural Charter for Africa (1976), The Burra Charter (1979) and Nara Document on Authenticity (1994) are notable manifestations of such concerns. These debates are particularly vibrant in Asia today. This article highlights a number of charters, declarations and publications that have been conceived to recalibrate the international… Expand
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