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  • Cultural Human Rightsby Francesco Francioni; Martin Scheinin

    BRILL 2008; US$ 177.00

    What is the relationship between culture and human rights? Can the idea of cultural rights, which are predicated on the distinctiveness and exclusivity of a community?s beliefs and traditions, be compatible with the concept of human rights, which are universal and ?inherent? to all human beings? If we accept such compatibility, what is the actual content... more...

  • The Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritageby Sarah Dromgoole

    BRILL 2006; US$ 225.00

    The legal protection of the underwater cultural heritage is a field in which there is growing international interest. Shipwrecks and other underwater cultural remains in every maritime zone are threatened both by activities ?directed at? them, such as treasure hunting, and by activities ?incidentally affecting? them, such as mineral exploration and... more...

  • The Impact of Uniform Laws on the Protection of Cultural Heritage and the Preservation of Cultural Heritage in the 21st Centuryby Toshiyuki Kono

    BRILL 2010; US$ 305.00

    Providing an overview of seven Conventions with the two Protocols adopted byUNESCOandUNIDROIT, this book offers comparative analysis of legal schemes for the protection or safeguarding of cultural heritage in 15 countries. more...

  • Cultural Heritage Issuesby James A.R. Nafziger; Ann M. Nicgorski

    BRILL 2009; US$ 130.00

    The global community, dependent as always on the cooperation of nation states, is gradually learning to address the serious threats to the cultural heritage of our disparate but shared civilizations. The legacy of conquest, colonialization, and commerce looms large in defining and explaining these threats. The essays contained in this challenging volume... more...

  • Protecting Cultural Property in Armed Conflictby Nout van Woudenberg; Liesbeth Lijnzaad

    BRILL 2010; US$ 121.00

    In 2009 it was ten years since the adoption of the Second Protocol to the Hague Convention of 1954 for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of an Armed Conflict. To celebrate this anniversary, a variety of contributions, focusing on the legal and cultural aspects of the Protocol are presented by Van Woudenberg and Lijnzaad. The innovative... more...

  • Cultural Property Law and Restitutionby Irini A. Stamatoudi

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    This invaluable book, for the first time, brings together the international and European Union legal framework on cultural property law and the restitution of cultural property. Drawing on the author's extensive experience of international disputes, it provides a very comprehensive and useful commentary. Theories of cultural nationalism and cultural... more...

  • Vermögenskulturby Thomas Druyen

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 29.99

    Die von Thomas Druyen erfundene Vermögenskultur und die daraus entstandene Vermögensforschung sind im Begriff sich erfolgreich zu etablieren. Die Qualität neuer Ideen bedürfen nicht nur einer soliden wissenschaftlichen Grundlage, sondern auch der Überprüfung in der Praxis. In diesem Buch wird nun das Phänomen der Vermögenskultur von ganz unterschiedlichen... more...

  • Kunstmessen: Zulassungsbeschränkungen und Kartellrechtby Nicolai B. Kemle

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 196.00

    In the past decade the art market has grown steadily. Participation at art shows has become a matter of survival for the exhibiting art dealers. Whether they are in Germany or abroad, galleries and promoters are fighting over admission. The present study focuses on the legal effects of restrictions on admission and cartel law on art shows.... more...

  • Internationaler Kulturgüterschutz nach der UNIDROIT-Konventionby Bettina Thorn

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 196.00

    Due to their uniqueness cultural assets require a particular protection which must not only be implemented through financial and actual resources but also through the legal process. This work presents the possibility of legal protection of cultural assets using the UNIDROIT Convention on stolen or unlawfully executed cultural assets of 24.06.1995.... more...

  • International Law and the Protection of Cultural Heritageby Craig Forrest

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    The world?s cultural heritage is under threat from war, illicit trafficking, social and economic upheaval, unregulated excavation and neglect. Over a period of almost fifty years, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation has adopted five international conventions that attempt to protect this cultural heritage. This book... more...