4. Valuing Heritage Through the Fetish

1 Thonning 1803: §11; B. Christensen 1830.

2 B. Christensen 1830, 22 December.

3 Macdonald 2002: 89, 102–3.

4 I am indebted to Birgit Meyers’ (2010) analyses of Ghanaian cultural politics in the following.

5 B. Meyer 2010: 10.

6 Pietz 1985: 7, 1987: 37; Guyer 2004: 6; Barber 2007: 112.

7 Pietz 1985: 7.

8 Ibid: 6.

9 Ibid: 10–11.

10 Ibid: 9.

11 Pels 1998: 111.

12 Pietz 1985: note 8.

13 See also Pels 1998: 92.

14 Pietz 1985: 7.

15 DeCorse 2001: 145ff.

16 Ellen 1988: 214.

17 Pietz 1985: 5.

18 Pietz 1987: 24.

19 Ibid: 24–5.

20 See UNESCO official homepage.

21 UNESCO official homepage.

22 Pietz 1987: 25. Flower of copper is also known as chalcanthite.

23 Ibid.

24 Ibid.

25 Much later also a significant theme in STS literature concerned with modern science and the purification of nature and culture in the social production of natural facts. I am grateful to Michaela Spencer for pointing to this parallel.

26 Bredwa-Mensah, Justesen, and Jørgensen 2007: 6.

27 Kurt-Nielsen et al. 2008: 58.

28 The former Danish trading station in southern India, Tharangambadi/Trankebar, is also often referred to as a pocket in time or as too remote a place to be affected by the passage of history (H. Jørgensen 2010).

29 Venice Charter 1964: §9.

30 Kurt-Nielsen et al. 2008: 62–3.

31 In Danish: “historiens vingesus”.

32 Kurt-Nielsen et al. 2008: 63.

33 Pliny the Elder 1949 [A.D.77].

34 Pietz 1987: 27.

35 Ibid: 28.

36 Ibid: note 6.

37 Ibid: note 11.

38 Ibid.

39 Poster displayed at the Common Heritage Site.

40 Poster displayed at the Common Heritage Site.

41 See e.g. Bennett 2009: 103.

42 Original title: Frokost på Christiansborg (1843) (translation: Lunch at Christiansborg). Available at http://billedarkiv.mfs.dk [accessed 16 July 2018].

43 Pietz 1987: 30.

44 Harden in Pietz 1987: note 14

45 Kurt-Nielsen et al. 2008: 66.

46 Pietz 1987: 30.

47 Ibid: note 6.

48 Ibid: 31ff.

49 Ibid: 29.

50 Ibid: 29ff.

51 Ibid: 34.

52 Ibid: 30ff.

53 Ibid: 35.

54 Ibid: 36.

55 Ibid: 35.

56 Ibid: 37.

57 Ibid: 35.

58 Pietz 1987: 38.

59 Ibid: 35.

60 See Ingold 2000b: 251ff.

61 Pietz 1985: 8.

62 Hegel in Pietz 1985: note 10.

63 Pels: 1998.

64 Ellen 1988: 214.

65 Ibid: note 8.

66 Ibid: 215.

67 Pels 1998: 92–95.

68 Appadurai in Pels 1998: 93.

69 Pels 1998: 94.

70 Ibid: 91.

71 Appadurai 1988; Pels 1998: 98.

72 Pels 1998: 94.

73 Pietz 1987: 38.

74 Pels 1998: 94.

75 Pietz 1985: 7.

76 Ibid; Pels 1998: 92, 97.

77 Pels 1998: 94.

78 Ibid: 98.

79 Ibid.

80 Ibid (original emphasis).

81 Pietz 1985: 14.

82 Ibid: 12.

83 Sartre in Pietz 1985: note 31.

84 Ibid. (original emphasis).

85 Pietz 1985: 9.

86 DeCorse2001: 145.

87 Pietz 1985: 9.

88 Pietz 1987: 41.

89 Ibid: 39.

90 Pietz 1988: 111.

91 Pietz 1987: 40.

92 Ibid.

93 Ibid: 36.

94 Ibid.

95 Ibid: 41.

96 Pels 1998: 111; Arnold 2006: 6ff.

97 Rømer 2000 [1760]: 93.

98 Ibid: 94.

99 Ibid: 90.

100 Ibid: 91.

101 Pietz 1987: 41, 43.

102 Rømer 2000: 79.

103 Pietz 1985: 7–8.

104 Ibid: 8.

105 Kurt-Nielsen et al. 2008: 66.