2016 | 16 | 2(38) | 251-265
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Cultural heritage and museums in Central Asia: The Role of Cultural Institutions in disseminating Information

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Dziedzictwo kulturowe a muzea Azji Środkowej: Rola instytucji kulturalnych w rozpowszechnianiu informacji
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Tourism and cultural heritage are significant elements in providing success in the 'soft struggle' for geopolitical influence , arguably to the same level as trade, investment, agriculture or education. The aim of this paper is to analyse if, and to what extent, the countries of Central Asia are effective promoters of their national heritage in order to attract tourists. In my paper I concentrate on the issues the availability of Internet information for potential tourists and digital divide. The subjects of my analysis are the historical and archaeological museums in five countries: Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Kyrgyzstan.
Turystyka i dziedzictwo kulturowe są znaczącymi elementami, dzięki którym możliwe jest osiągnięcie sukcesu w "walce" o geopolityczną dominację. Są to czynniki o podobnym znaczeniu jak handle, rolnictwo, szkolnictwo. Celem tego artykułu jest przeanalizowanie, czy i do jakiego stopnia, kraje Azji Środkowej są w stanie promować swoje dziedzictwo kulturowe, w taki sposób, by przyciągnąć turystów. Obiektem analizy są historyczne i archeologiczne muzea w pięciu krajach: Kazachstanie, Uzbekistanie, Tadżykistanie, Turkmenistanie i Kirgistanie.
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