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A Heritage of RuinsThe Ancient Sites of Southeast Asia and Their Conservation$
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William Chapman

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780824836313

Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016

DOI: 10.21313/hawaii/9780824836313.001.0001

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Conclusions

Conclusions

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(p.232) Conclusions
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A Heritage of Ruins
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William Chapman

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University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824836313.003.0009

This concluding chapter presents some final thoughts on the significance of Southeast Asia's ancient ruins, of the past, and of the conservation thereof. It explains that while in practical terms these ruins—with notable exceptions—provide little impact on Southeast Asian politics and economy as a whole, they persist in the Southeast Asian peoples' imaginations as sites of special significance, for varying reasons. The chapter also looks at the challenges facing these ancient sites today, from the persistent concerns of these sites' relevance and conservation to issues of interpretation, training, and so on. Finally, it returns to the questions of the appeal and popular sentiment that these ruins have and will continue to inspire in people all over the world.

Keywords:   Southeast Asia, ancient ruins, ruins conservation, Southeast Asian politics, Southeast Asian economy, heritage sites

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