Heritage and Identity: Shaping the Nations of the North

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Routledge, 17 nov 2015 - 352 pagine

Was the shaping of nation states in Northern Europe governed by military might, or by Christian and democratic ideals? How has trade and cross-cultural exchange between Scandinavia and the British Isles shaped our historic identities, and what about the impact of global politics and marketing in recent times? These are some of the questions explored by the contributors in the context of forces that shape national identities today. Their analysis highlights the need for historical awareness when developing future cultural policy, brand profiles and marketing strategies. Looking back, Jesse Byock tells how democracy was first embraced in the north by the early settlers of Iceland, Bjorn Myhre delves into the unpredictability of historical interpretation, Edward Cowan discusses the role of 'battles and beddings' in relations across the North Sea, John Purkis writes about William Morris' fascination with Nordic culture, Stephen Harrison presents the 'winning ways' of product development and marketing by Manx National Heritage, whilst Chris Powell looks at 'Cool Britannia' today and Simon Anholt at national branding strategies. This is an inspirational book that sheds new light on old subjects, equally relevant for both public and private sector policy makers alike.

 

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Dawn of Parliamentary Democracy
1
Necropolis of National or Foreign Rulers?
19
Going Behind the Curtain of Historiography
35
Probing Eastwards into the Mist of History
51
What They Gave and What They Took
61
The Harvest of Battles and Beddings
73
His Dream of The Northland
85
Echoes of Tunes Once Shared
99
An Integrated Framework for Interpretation
163
Between Culture and the Deep Blue Sea
179
How to Succeed by Working Together
193
From Scandinavian Design to Vegas Afloat
207
People and Places in Greenland
223
When the Local and the Global Meet
239
The Role of Cultural Equity
255
The Durability of National Heritage
271

The Council of Europe Cultural Routes
111
A Predecessor of the European Union?
121
Local Accents of a Shared Language
131
The Heritage of Seamarks and Lighthouses
149
The Creative Qualities of Homo Nauticus
279
A Model for Bridging the Differences
289
Environmental Thinking in the North
305
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Thor Heyerdahl was a Norwegian explorer, adventurer, and writer. Born in 1914, he became famous for his daring 1947 Kon-Tiki expedition. He died in Italy in 2002.

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