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Heritage, Economy and Ethics

Once a small elite preoccupation, heritage has burgeoned over the last few decades into a major industry. We will examine the reasons for this popularity and some of its ethical issue. This course will be of interest to students seeking a career in museum work, public history and any branch of heritage.

ANTHROP 3HE3

Heritage, Economy and Ethics

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): III Term(s): Winter Offered?: Yes

Once a small elite preoccupation, heritage has burgeoned over the last few decades into a major industry. We will examine the reasons for this popularity and some of its ethical issue. This course will be of interest to students seeking a career in museum work, public history and any branch of heritage.


Kee Yong

Associate Professor

Prerequisite(s): Registration in any program in Anthropology.