Heritage Management in Korea and Japan
The Politics of Antiquity and Identity
||Pai, Hyung Il|
|Series title:||Korean Studies of the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||University of Washington Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $30.00|
| Book Description: |
Imperial tombs, Buddhist architecture, palaces, and art treasures in Korea and Japan have attracted scholars, collectors, and conservators--and millions of tourists. As iconic markers of racial and cultural identity at home and abroad, they are embraced as tangible sources of immense national pride and popular "must-see" destinations.
This book provides the first sustained account to highlight how the forces of modernity, nationalism, colonialism, and globalization have...