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- 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...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 56.00
Since the adoption of the World Heritage Convention in 1972, the notion that cultural and natural heritage need to be protected and properly utilized has gained popularity. Over time, however, such utilization concepts were less focused on ideas of sustainability and became increasingly influenced by commercial interests. This publication... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 144.95
Going beyond the more usual focus on Jerusalem as a sacred place, this book presents legal perspectives on the most important sacred places of the Mediterranean. The first part of the book discusses the notion of sacred places in anthropological, sociological and legal studies and provides an overview of existing legal approaches to the protection... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...