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Heritage Tourism and the Global Economy: The Values of Archaeology in the Experience Economy

Author(s): Uzi Baram

Year: 2016

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Recognizing the intellectual, social, and political economic terrain for archaeology is crucial for effective and meaningful work in the present, archaeologists have reflected on the colonial, imperialist, and nationalist context for research and representations of the material past. Since the 1990s tourism has grown as a concern particularly as heritage tourism has expanded greatly, offering opportunities for preservation and representation of the past. Through multiple examples, this poster includes the dynamics between economic development and historic preservation. The term value is explored in terms of the financial and the educational.


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Heritage Tourism and the Global Economy: The Values of Archaeology in the Experience Economy. Uzi Baram. Presented at The 81st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Orlando, Florida. 2016 ( tDAR id: 404340)


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Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America