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

    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$ 44.76

    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 Valentina Vadi; Hildegard E. G. S. Schneider

    Springer 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 and... more...

  • Many Voices, One Visionby Christina Cameron; Mechtild Rössler

    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...

  • Freedom of Artistic Expressionby Paul Kearns

    Hart Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 90.00

    This book presents a unique and comprehensive examination of the human and moral rights of artists. 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. more...

  • UNESCO, Cultural Heritage, and Outstanding Universal Valueby Sophia Labadi

    AltaMira Press 2012; US$ 84.99

    This book provides groundbreaking analyses of the interlinking of world heritage with the increasingly complex processes of (post)nationalism, the preservation and representation of cultural diversity, tourism, and sustainable development and the conservation of authenticity. more...

  • International Law and the Protection of Cultural Heritageby Craig Forrest

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Setting out the international law principles and rules derived from the various international conventions that address cultural heritage in its various manifestations, this book critically evaluates the extent to which these international laws provide an effective and coherent framework for the protection of cultural heritage. more...

  • Kulturgut als Gegenstand des grenzüberschreitenden Leihverkehrs.by Sabine Boos

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 91.40

    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...