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  • 40 Jahre Welterbekonventionby Marie-Theres Albert; Birgitta Ringbeck

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 56.00

    Since the signing of the World Heritage Convention in 1972, the idea of protecting and making use of the world's cultural and natural heritage has gained in popularity. Over time, however, a number of models for utilization have been developed that are no longer based solely on ideas of sustainability. Instead, they are shaped to a growing... more...

  • Between Cultural Diversity and Common Heritageby Dr Andrea Benzo; Professor Silvio Ferrari

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 144.95

    This book presents legal perspectives on the most important sacred places of the Mediterranean. The authors discuss the notion of sacred places in anthropological, sociological and legal studies, provide an overview of existing legal approaches to their protection and consider the meaning of sacred places in Jewish, Christian and Islamic thought. The... more...

  • Kulturgut als Gegenstand des grenzüberschreitenden Leihverkehrs.by Sabine Boos

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 76.35

    Hauptbeschreibung Das Recht der Kulturgüter hat sich in den letzten Jahren zu einer eigenen Rechtsmaterie entwickelt. Dabei standen meist Fragen des Handels mit Kulturgütern im Vordergrund. Wenig beachtet wurde bisher der temporäre Kulturgüteraustausch auf internationaler Ebene. Diese Lücke soll die vorliegende Untersuchung schließen. Nach der umfassenden... more...

  • Legal & Financial Aspects of Architectural Conservationby Marc Denhez; Stephen Dennis

    Dundurn 1997; US$ 24.99

    In this international study, 18 experts from 10 countries describe the legal challenges and solutions related to heritage property. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Enforcing International Cultural Heritage Lawby Francesco Francioni; James Gordley

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 124.99

    The idea of cultural heritage as an 'international public good' can be traced back to the Preamble of the 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict, according to which "damage to cultural property belonging to any people whatsoever means damage to the cultural heritage of all mankind".... more...

  • 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...

  • Die Erinnerungskultur im Verfassungsstaat.by Peter Häberle

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 24.81

    Hauptbeschreibung Mit dieser Studie vollendet sich eine Reihe von Monographien zu einer - sit venia verbo - »Tetralogie«. Auf dem Hintergrund der 1982 geschriebenen »Verfassungslehre als Kulturwissenschaft« (2. Aufl. 1998) galt die erste Konkretisierung dem Thema »Feiertage als kulturelle Identitätselemente des Verfassungsstaates« (1987); es folgten... more...