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Historical Perspectives on World Heritage and Development




Bruce Alderman


States Academic Press



Publication Year


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History and Archaeology - Archaeology


$ 132


Heritage refers to the beliefs, traditions, achievements and other aspects belonging to the history of a group or country. It can be both intangible and tangible, and includes memories and ideas of recipes, dances, songs, languages and many other aspects of human identity and the manner in which they relate to archaeological sites and historical structures. As per UN General Assembly's 2030 Agenda, culture enables sustainable development through cultural heritage and creativity. The sustainability of urban areas can be enhanced through heritage conservation by achieving a positive integration of culture and cultural heritage into urban development plans and policies. Heritage development of city requires a holistic attitude for the development and conservation of monuments along with the development of cities. It also encompasses various professional specializations such as content creation, financial analysis and in-depth research, which help the heritage sites in reaching their full economic and cultural potential. This book is compiled in such a manner, that it will provide historical perspectives on world heritage and development. Those in search of information to further their knowledge will be greatly assisted by it.