40 Years World Heritage Convention

In the book 40 Years World Heritage Convention, the authors present the history of the most successful convention that has ever been adopted by UNESCO. In this publication, the authors provide the diverse backgrounds, developments and details of the Convention and support their discussions with a number of images.

They offer insights into current discourses and critically reflect on the increasingly commercialized way in which the Convention and the therein-protected property are handled.

40 Years World Heritage Convention. Popularizing the Protection of Cultural and Natural Heritage
Marie–Theres Albert, Birgitta Ringbeck.
Volume 3 of the Heritage Studies Series
De Gruyter, Berlin, 2015.
ISBN 978-3-11-042776-9

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