Issues in Contemporary Heritage


What is heritage, how has it been understood differently since its emergence as a nationalist concept in the 19th
century, it?s critique in the later 20th century, and its reconstruction in the early 21st century. Describe this history with
reference to the major ?actors? and texts and then discuss in relation to one of the following issues:
1. Collective memory
2. Multiculturalism
3. Popular culture
4. Museums
5. Repatriation
6.Dissonance (war, conflict, genocide and so forth)
Refer to AT LEAST 5 academic sources(one of which should fall outside of the scope of the set readings) in
developing/supporting their argument;