Extremism in Contemporary Cultural Heritage Debates about the Muslim World

@article{Rico2017ExtremismIC,
  title={Extremism in Contemporary Cultural Heritage Debates about the Muslim World},
  author={T. Rico and Trinidad Rim Lababidi},
  journal={Future Anterior},
  year={2017},
  volume={14},
  pages={105 - 94}
}
Abstract:This article considers the way that heritage preservation perpetuates its own mythologies, affecting public and disciplinary debates, with regard to popular representations of "Islamic" practices of heritage management and preservation. We suggest that representations of heritage practices in the broader Muslim world have been largely constructed on very few and regionally select reports that present Muslim communities as destructive stewards of heritage resources, including what is… Expand
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