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Author: Franz Rosenthal
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: islam, heritage, classical
Number of Pages: 322
Published: 1975-06
ISBN-10: 0520019970
ISBN-13: 9780520019973

The works and ideas of classical antiquity had an enormous influence on Islam, not only in its philosophy, science and medicine but also in its religious disciplines. "The Classical Heritage in Islam" presents a collection of texts which reveal the extent and character of Muslim acquaintance with Hellenistic civilization and demonstrate the ways that Greek heritage influenced later Muslim thought.

Author: Bartram Trail Conference
Publisher: Brad Sanders
Keywords: bartram, heritage, service, recreation, department, interior, conservation, including, study, life, william, report
Number of Pages: 268
Published: 1979

Authors: Harriet Deacon, Sephai Mngqolo, Sandra Prosalendis
Publisher: HSRC Press
Keywords: capital, cultural, protecting
Number of Pages: 80
Published: 2003-11-12
ISBN-10: 0796920346
ISBN-13: 9780796920348

The political transition of 1994 foregrounded the debate about who we are and what sites, memories or artefacts actually constitute our common heritage as South Africans. This occasional paper discusses the key outcomes from this debate, as well as the limitations in the current structures that prevent other benefits from being realised. 0%Contents Introduction Chapter One: What is Our Heritage?Heritage, diversity and social cohesionDefining the heritage sectorTransforming the heritage sectorConclusions Chapter Two: Challenges and New Directions Current challenges for the sector A research

Author: Cifor
Publisher: CIFOR
Keywords: world, heritage, forest, biodiversity, tropical, mechanism, forests, convention, conserving
Number of Pages: 57
Published: 1999
ISBN-10: 9798764234
ISBN-13: 9789798764233

Author: International Skiing History Association
Publisher: International Skiing History Association
Keywords: journal, heritage, skiing
Number of Pages: 52
Published: 2009-09
eBookDB-ID: 10822895

Skiing Heritage is a quarterly Journal of original, entertaining, and informative feature articles on skiing history. Published by the International Skiing History Association, its contents support ISHA's mission "to preserve skiing history and to increase awareness of the sport's heritage."

Author: Brigitta Hauser-Schäublin
Publisher: Universitätsverlag Göttingen
Keywords: unesco, listings, cambodia, implications, circumstances, heritage, angkor, world
Number of Pages: 224
Published: 2011
eBookDB-ID: 9783863950

Angkor, the temple and palace complex of the ancient Khmer capital in Cambodia is one of the world's most famous monuments. Hundreds of thousands of tourists from all over the globe visit Angkor Park, one of the finest UNESCO World Heritage Sites, every year. Since its UNESCO listing in 1992, the Angkor region has experienced an overwhelming mushrooming of hotels and restaurants; the infrastructure has been hardly able to cope with the rapid growth of mass tourism and its needs. This applies to the access and use of monument sites as well. The authors of this book critically describe and analy

Author: Robin Letellier
Publisher: Getty Conservation Institute
Keywords: places, guiding, principles, heritage, conservation, documentation, information, management, recording
Number of Pages: 151
Published: 2007-01-01
ISBN-10: 0892369256
ISBN-13: 9780892369256

Volume I: Guiding PrinciplesBy Robin Letellier, with contributions from Werner Schmid and François LeBlanc. This publication provides a comprehensive overview of the fundamental principles and guidelines for documenting cultural heritage places. It seeks to aid heritage managers and decision makers in understanding their roles and responsibilities in this essential activity. It acknowledges the work by international organizations such as ICOMOS and the World Heritage Center in this field, and adds to their efforts by offering arguments and a framework for integrating documentation
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