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By Trinidad Rico

Large-scale failures mobilize background execs to a story of heritage-at-risk and a standardized set of tactics to counter that threat. Trinidad Rico’s severe ethnography analyses history practices within the aftermath of the tsunami that swamped Banda Aceh, Indonesia, in 2004 and the post-destruction narratives that followed it, displaying the sociocultural, historic, and political agendas those discourses bring up. Countering the common Western ideology and perform of ameliorating heritage-at-risk have been neighborhood, post-colonial trajectories that authorized the group to build its personal which means of history. This publication files the emergence of neighborhood history locations, practices, and debates countering the globalized types embraced via the historical past professions supplying a serious paradigm for post-destruction making plans and perform that includes substitute types of background. Constructing Deconstruction will be of price to students, pros, and complex scholars in history experiences, Anthropology, Geography, and catastrophe Studies.

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