Fractured oversight: The ABCs of cultural heritage in Palestine after the Oslo Accords

  title={Fractured oversight: The ABCs of cultural heritage in Palestine after the Oslo Accords},
  author={Morag M. Kersel},
  journal={Journal of Social Archaeology},
  pages={24 - 44}
  • Morag M. Kersel
  • Published 1 February 2015
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Social Archaeology
Palestine is a state in limbo—they lack full formal recognition as a sovereign land but possess a unique nation-state status that incorporates elements of a unified national consciousness and basic civil institutions albeit with limited autonomy. Palestine’s ambiguous political status is starkly illustrated by its convoluted territorial control, and nowhere is this more clearly attested than in the jurisdiction of archaeological sites and the display of artifacts in museums. The legislative… 
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