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  • Contested Cultural Heritageby Helaine Silverman

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 129.00

    Cultural heritage is material ? tangible and intangible ? that signifies a culture?s history or legacy. But who defines what is to be preserved and what is to be erased? This book examines cases from Greece, Spain, Egypt, UK, Zimbabwe, Central America and more. more...

  • Archaeological Site Museums in Latin Americaby Helaine Silverman

    UPF 2006; US$ 44.95

    This handbook for archaeologists and heritage managers can readily be incorporated into museum, heritage, and ethics courses, and actual field strategies. more...

  • Ancient Nasca Settlementby Helaine Silverman

    University of Iowa Press 1753; US$ 60.00

    Nasca society arose on the south coast of Peru two thousand years ago and evolved over the course of the next seven hundred years. Helaine Silverman's long-term, multistage work on the south coast of Peru has established her as one of the world's preeminent authorities on this brilliant and enigmatic civilization.  Ancient Nasca Settlement and... more...

  • Cahuachi in the Ancient Nasca Worldby Helaine Silverman

    University of Iowa Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    Ever since its scientific discovery, the great Nasca site of Cahuachi on the south coast of the Central Andes has captured the attention of archaeologists, art historians, and the general public. Until Helaine Silverman's fieldwork, however, ancient Nasca culture was seen as an archaeological construct devoid of societal context. Silverman's long-term,... more...

  • Andean Archaeology IIIby William Isbell; Helaine Silverman

    Springer US 2006; US$ 59.99

    Volume III in the Andean Archaeology series, this book focuses on the marked cultural differences between the northern and southern regions of the Central Andes, and considers the conditions under which these differences arose, evolved, and grew. more...

  • Handbook of South American Archaeologyby Helaine Silverman; William Isbell

    Springer New York 2008; US$ 89.99

    Perhaps the contributions of South American archaeology to the larger field of world archaeology have been inadequately recognized. If so, this is probably because there have been relatively few archaeologists working in South America outside of Peru and recent advances in knowledge in other parts of the continent are only beginning to enter larger... more...

  • Cultural Heritage Politics in Chinaby Tami Blumenfield; Helaine Silverman

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 149.00

    This book covers China?s cultural heritage ideology and policies, examining the State and World Heritage tourism, heritage tourism at undesignated sites and cultural politics of museums. Case studies discuss ethnic and scenic tourism, site management and more. more...

  • Encounters with Popular Pastsby Mike Robinson; Helaine Silverman

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 89.99

    This volume is based on the recognition that heritage is popular and popular culture is now readily transformed into heritage whose meanings and myths reshape social life and political and economic realities as well as re-make ?tradition.? The papers in this volume consider: What does popular heritage look like? To whom does it speak? Is it active... more...

  • The Nascaby Helaine Silverman; Donald Proulx

    Wiley 2008; US$ 157.95

    This well-illustrated, concise text will serve as a benchmark study of the Nasca people and culture for years to come. more...

  • Cultural Heritage and Human Rightsby Helaine Silverman; D. Fairchild Ruggles

    Springer New York 2007; Not Available

    In today?s world, there seems to be no corner of the world that has not been affected by globalization ? for good and for bad. While the world becomes more hegemonized socially and culturally, local communities are fighting to preserve their way of life as part of their heritage. Travel and cultural institutions use this ?uniqueness? to promote travel... more...