By Susan Osireditse Keitumetse
For many years, source conservationists have considered environmental conservation as synonymous with barren region and natural world assets basically, oblivious to the contributions made via cultural and historical past assets. despite the fact that, cultural historical past assets in lots of elements of the constructing international are steadily turning into key in social (e.g. groups’ identities and museums), fiscal (heritage tourism and eco-tourism), academic (curriculum development), civic (intergenerational awareness), and overseas assets administration (e.g. UNESCO). In universities, African cultural background assets are dealing with a problem of being introduced into a variety of educational discourses and syllabi in a slightly reactive and/or haphazard process, leading to failure to totally tackle and learn those assets’ conservation must make sure that their use in a number of structures and via a number of stakeholders is sustainable. This publication seeks to put African cultural background reviews and conservation practices inside a global and glossy global discourse of conservation through proposing its different subject matters and subject matters which are vital for the improvement of the broader box of cultural background reviews and management.
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5 (interpretation) and 6 (certification) to kick-start its consideration in the field. Existing approaches, mainly from natural resources, already provide fodder for various forms of certification. 3. A third theme is on development and economic pursuits that involve cultural resources through mediums such as tourism (Chap. 7) as well as mainstreaming into several development agendas. 3 Chapters’ Highlights This book is general enough to spark academic discussions on various topics, as well as specific (case studies) enough to guide project approach.
D) Provide a research and teaching theory instructional material (case studies) to academics interested in African cultural resources management. (e) Provide a comparative body of literature for both practitioners and scholars working on African cultural heritage in other regions. 3 Basic Terms and Phrases Preservation: protection of resources that involves placing them in a non-use state. Conservation: include both use and preservation of resources in a manner that sustains them. The term resources protection acknowledges a move away from preservation to acknowledgement that resources are meant to be used, provided the use is not destructive.
In addition, sustainable development in cultural resources will always depend on the type of resources and the socio-cultural context in which the resources exist. 3 African Cultural Conservation: Concepts and Paradigms 11 destroyed. This difference can also be observed in natural resources conservation, whereby a cultural event, such as a ruler’s enthronement, could demand a nearextinct animal product to sustain the socio-cultural practice. Thus, in some instances either preservation or destruction can be sustainable to a particular cultural heritage (social inheritance).
African Cultural Heritage Conservation and Management: Theory and Practice from Southern Africa by Susan Osireditse Keitumetse