Revista austral de ciencias sociales
ISSN 0718-1795 versión on-line
The article gives an account of the link between the field of cultural heritage and the category of memory. It addresses key concepts for a more complex understanding of the phenomenon of cultural heritage, and especially, as the notion of memory, has opened and tightens the rigid, monumental and elitist category of cultural heritage. Secondly, two specific cases are dealt with: the emergence of the heritage field of historical or historical memory and human rights, especially with the emergence of memory sites, it's space or places characterized by political repression and that today have been declared national monument. Secondly, the case of industrial heritage and how from this category it has been possible to value workers' memories, as a specific case we work on the National Petroleum Company (ENAP) in the southern zone of Chile.
Palabras Clave: Memory; Cultural Heritage; Industrial Heritage.
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