Journal article

[Review of the book] Contested Space Revisited: George Town, Penang Before and After UNESCO World Heritage Listing, by Gwynn Jenkins, Penang, Areca Books, 2019. ISBN: 9789675719370.

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Fabrications: the journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand | Routledge | Published : 2021


Contested Space Revisited is a timely intervention in the literature on Asian heritage, providing an in-depth look not only at the politics of heritage listings, but also the profound socio-cultural impacts that the resulting commodification of heritage can have.