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- 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...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 130.00
The global community, dependent as always on the cooperation of nation states, is gradually learning to address the serious threats to the cultural heritage of our disparate but shared civilizations. The legacy of conquest, colonialization, and commerce looms large in defining and explaining these threats. The essays contained in this challenging volume... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 177.00
What is the relationship between culture and human rights? What precise obligations do cultural rights pose upon states or other actors in international law, or for the international community as a whole? This book analyses these dilemmas and assesses the impact that they have on the development of a coherent category of cultural human rights. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
This invaluable book, for the first time, brings together the international and European Union legal framework on cultural property law and the restitution of cultural property. Drawing on the author's extensive experience of international disputes, it provides a very comprehensive and useful commentary. Theories of cultural nationalism and cultural... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 24.87
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...
- 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...
The Impact of Uniform Laws on the Protection of Cultural Heritage and the Preservation of Cultural Heritage in the 21st CenturyBRILL 2010; US$ 305.00
Providing an overview of seven Conventions with the two Protocols adopted byUNESCOandUNIDROIT, this book offers comparative analysis of legal schemes for the protection or safeguarding of cultural heritage in 15 countries. 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...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 133.00
Following an introduction to the development of cultural property protection and a definition of terms, this work addresses international and European provisions in order to provide an overview of the current instruments and regulatory options relating to cultural property protection. An analysis of the legal position in the Federal Republic of Germany... more...
- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 196.00
Due to their uniqueness cultural assets require a particular protection which must not only be implemented through financial and actual resources but also through the legal process. This work presents the possibility of legal protection of cultural assets using the UNIDROIT Convention on stolen or unlawfully executed cultural assets of 24.06.1995.... more...