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Notes on Contributors viii Introduction: Globalizing Heritage 1 Lynn Meskell 1 UNESCO and New World Orders 22 Lynn Meskell and Christoph Brumann 2 Neoliberalism, Heritage Regimes, and Cultural Rights 43 Rosemary J. Coombe and Lindsay M. Weiss 3 Civil Societies? Heritage Diplomacy and Neo-Imperialism 70 Morag M. Kersel and Christina Luke 4 Bridging Cultural and Natural Heritage 94 Denis Byrne and Gro Birgit Ween 5 Communities and Ethics in the Heritage Debates 112 Chip Colwell and Charlotte Joy 6 Heritage Management and Conservation: From Colonization to Globalization 131 Webber Ndoro and Gamini Wijesuriya 7 Heritage and Violence 150 Alfredo Gonzalez-Ruibal and Martin Hall 8 Urban Heritage and Social Movements 171 Chiara De Cesari and Michael Herzfeld 9 Sustainable Development: Heritage, Community, Economics 196 Sophia Labadi and Peter G. Gould 10 Transnationalism and Heritage Development 217 Kathryn Lafrenz Samuels and Ian Lilley 11 Heritage and Tourism 240 Noel B. Salazar and Yujie Zhu Index 259

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Lynn Meskell is Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Archaeology Center at Stanford University. Before coming to Stanford in 2005 she was Professor of Anthropology at Columbia University. She is Honorary Professor at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. Some of her recent books and edited collections include Cosmopolitan Archaeologies (2009) and The Nature of Culture: The New South Africa (Blackwell, 2011). Her new research focuses on the role of UNESCO in terms of heritage rights, sovereignty and international politics.

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