The Making of Islamic Heritage

Muslim Pasts and Heritage Presents

by Trinidad Rico

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Book Description


Offering key insights into critical debates on the construction, management and destruction of heritage in Muslim contexts, this volume considers how Islamic heritages are constructed through texts and practices which award heritage value. It examines how the monolithic representation of Islamic heritage (as a singular construct) can be enriched by the true diversity of Islamic heritages and how endangerment and vulnerability in this type of heritage construct can be re-conceptualized. Assessing these questions through an interdisciplinary lens including heritage studies, anthropology, history, conservation, religious studies and archaeology, this pivot covers global and local examples including heritage case studies from Indonesia, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Jordan, and Pakistan.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download The Making of Islamic Heritage ebook for free in PDF format (5.8 MB).

Book Details

Publisher
Palgrave Pivot
Published
2017
Pages
135
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9789811040702
ISBN10
9811040702
ISBN13 Digital
9789811040719
ISBN10 Digital
9811040710
PDF Size
5.8 MB
License
CC BY

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