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H 276 x W 203 mm

184 pages

15 figures; 19 tables (13 pages in colour)

Published Oct 2019

Archaeopress Access Archaeology


Paperback: 9781789693041

Digital: 9781789693058

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Tsodilo World Heritage Site; Botswana; Okavango Delta; Heritage Studies; Archaeology; Cultural Heritage; Heritage Management

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Living with Heritage: The Case of Tsodilo World Heritage Site and Neighbouring Localities

By Stella Basinyi

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In 2008 several heritage sites in Botswana were opened for tourism in addition to the Tsodilo World Heritage Site. Insufficient research was undertaken to understand how local communities and local cultures respond to these ventures. This study presents an overview of community transformation and responses to heritage sites as globalised platforms.



Chapter 1 Introduction and Conceptulisation

Chapter 2 Approaching Inhabited Heritage Spaces: Grounded Theory and Community Heritage Research

Chapter 3 Relevance and Competition for Recognition and Entitlement of Communities in Inhabited Heritage Areas

Chapter 4 Heritage Community Value Dimensions and Impact on Host Communities

Chapter 5 Heritage Community Interactions: Hosts and Visitors

Chapter 6 Discussion and Concluding Remarks



About the Author

Stella Basinyi obtained a BA (Humanities) degree in Archaeology and French Language (2006-2009) and Postgraduate Diploma in Education (2010-2011) from the University of Botswana. She pursued an MA in Culture and Environment in Africa (2011-2013) and a PhD in disciplines of Cultural Studies and social Sciences which contributes to a critical inspection of the World Heritage Program.