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 conservatorsand 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...