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Heritagization of nature and its influence on local ecological knowledge in Uruguay

Dabezies, Juan Martin (2018) Heritagization of nature and its influence on local ecological knowledge in Uruguay. International Journal of Heritage Studies, 24 (8). pp. 828-842. ISSN 1352-7258. (doi:10.1080/13527258.2018.1428663) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:76125)

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Abstract

In this paper, I analyze the conflicts on the heritagization processes of Butiá palm forests in Uruguay. Some problems regarding the reproduction of this ecosystem have triggered the creation of conservation proposals and the modernization of handmade food production derived from these palms. The main heritagization processes highlights the palm as a plant through arguments that emphasize the utility, beauty and specificity of palm forests. The modernization of Butiá food by-products has influenced the lives of family producers that make such products. These people, who have built their lives around Butiá palms, feel as if their local ecological knowledge has been frozen, homogenized and displaced, which has led to a series of local conflicts. These process, which is based on the fixation of that knowledge through recipes, has come along together with more general conflicts with reference to the marginalization of these individuals regarding the authorized heritage discourse.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1080/13527258.2018.1428663
Additional information: Unmapped bibliographic data: ST - Heritagization of nature and its influence on local ecological knowledge in Uruguay [Field not mapped to EPrints] L1 - internal-pdf://0192494089/Dabezies-2018.pdf [Field not mapped to EPrints]
Uncontrolled keywords: Heritagization, conflicts, local ecological knowledge
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Anthropology and Conservation
Depositing User: Javier Dabezies Damboriarena
Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2019 11:12 UTC
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2020 15:58 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/76125 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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