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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...

  • 40 Years World Heritage Conventionby Marie-Theres Albert; Birgitta Ringbeck

    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...

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

    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...

  • 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

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 124.99 US$ 107.49

    Cultural heritage property can be protected in a variety of ways, including at the international level, by enforcement in domestic courts, and through alternative dispute resolution mechanisms. This book sets out the legal framework applicable to cultural heritage and assesses how this works in practice, including in situations of conflict. 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...

  • Kunstmessen: Zulassungsbeschränkungen und Kartellrechtby Nicolai B. Kemle

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 210.00

    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...