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  • Batik in Bethlehem, Hikaye in Hannoverby Sophie Lenski

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 35.76

    Zwischen einzelstaatlichen Bemühungen, das "nationale Kulturgut" zu schützen, und der Idee eines gemeinsamen Kulturerbes der Welt besteht ein schwer aufzulösendes Spannungsverhältnis. more...

  • 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 degree by... more...

  • Culture and International Economic Lawby Valentina Vadi; Bruno de Witte

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00

    Globalization and international economic governance offer unprecedented opportunities for cultural exchange. Foreign direct investments can promote cultural diversity and provide the funds needed to locate, recover and preserve cultural heritage. Nonetheless, globalization and international economic governance can also jeopardize cultural diversity... more...

  • Neue Kunst - Neues Rechtby Matthias Weller; Nicolai Kemle; Karolina Kuprecht; Thomas Dreier

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 61.60

    Der Tagungsband des Siebten Heidelberger Kunstrechtstags behandelt unter dem Generalthema ?Neue Kunst ? neues Recht? Grundfragen und aktuelle Brennpunkte des Kunstrechts: Erläuterung des Kunstrechtsbegriffes, Eigentum an religiösen und sakralen Kulturgütern, Entsorgung und Vernichtung ?ausgedienter Kunst? durch staatliche Institutionen, Konservierung... 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...

  • Weltmeereby Alexander Kraus; Martina Winkler

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 37.32

    Die Autorinnen und Autoren dieses Bandes beschreiben den Umgang mit »dem Meer« im langen 19. Jahrhundert: Verwissenschaftlichung, Domestizierung, Ästhetisierung, Ökonomisierung und Strukturierung. So wird der Blick auf Prozesse gelenkt, welche die verbreitete These von einer generellen Wahrnehmung der Meere als »anders« und »leer« in der Moderne fundamental... more...

  • Art, Cultural Heritage and the Marketby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 179.00

    In the age of economic globalisation, do art and heritage matter? Once the domain of elitist practitioners and scholars, the governance of cultural heritage and the destiny of iconic artefacts have emerged as the new frontier of international law, making headlines and attracting the varied interests of academics and policy-makers, museum curators... more...

  • Many Voices, One Vision: The Early Years of the World Heritage Conventionby Mechtild Rössler; Professor Christina Cameron

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95

    This book examines the World Heritage system and its global impact through diverse prisms, including its normative frameworks, constituent bodies, programme activities, personalities and key issues. Concentrating on the period between 1972 and 2000, this innovative book project seeks out the voices of the pioneers - some 40 key players who participated... 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...

  • Media Lawby Sallie Spilsbury

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95

    The aim of this book is to analyse media law in relation to specific areas,both in terms of its practical application and its theoretical framework. Part 1 concentrates on the regulation of media content and is largely written from a pro media point of view. Its central tenet is how far does the English media enjoy freedom of expression and the way... more...