Faith in Heritage: Displacement, Development, and Religious Tourism in Contemporary China (Heritage, Tourism & Community #6) (Paperback)

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About the Author


Robert Shepherd is Assistant Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs at the George Washington University in Washington, DC, where he teaches courses on contemporary Chinese culture and society, the anthropology of development, and human rights. His research interests include tourism practices, moral frameworks of marketplace behavior, and the construction of cultural heritage in post-colonial societies. Originally from Buffalo, New York, he has served in the United States Peace Corps in rural Nepal, worked on United Nations Development Program projects in China and Indonesia, and taught in Taiwan. He is the author of When Culture Goes to Market: Space, Place and Identity in an Urban Marketplace (2008) and Partners in Paradise: Tourism Practices, Heritage Policies, and Anthropological Sites (2011).


Product Details
ISBN: 9781611320749
ISBN-10: 1611320747
Publisher: Left Coast Press
Publication Date: February 15th, 2013
Pages: 179
Language: English
Series: Heritage, Tourism & Community
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